32nd Inter House Athletics Meet

The 32nd Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 22nd February 2014. The athletic fever began to pervade the campus well before the actual day, with athletes practicing hard every day since the day school reopened. The meet began with the Chief Guest Mr. Ashok Thakkar, President of the Tamil Nadu Sailing Association being welcomed by the Board of Trustees.

This was followed by the march past of the athletes led by Vivek Jajoo, the Head Boy and Malavika Nambiar, the Head Girl, and by P. George Oommen and Anamika Chesetty, the Games Captains. They were followed by the four houses, led by their House Captains and the School Band. The senior contingents were followed by their junior counterparts, led in turn by their Games Captains and Junior House Captains. Once the four houses congregated at the centre of the field, the school flag was hoisted, the games torch was lit, and the Chief Guest declared the meet open.

Following this, the House Captains took an oath of sportsmanship in a solemn ceremony. The majority of the track and field events were held on the 13th, 14th and 15th of February. Two new meet records were set by P. George Oommen in the A division 200 m race and by Arwin Patrick in the B division 800 m race. The drill this year was “Bowled Over” – a series of aerobic exercises performed with the use of fluorescent balls. Karan Hinduja equaled a previous record for the 400 m race in the B division. The athletes gave of their best in the athletic events that followed, showing true skill, grit and determination. There was also a race for the Parents with a twist in the result and a baton relay of 10 members each between the Sishya athletes and the Sishya Alumni which was won by the present students despite the gallant efforts of the champions of yesteryear.

At the end of all the events, Godavari emerged as the winners followed by Cauvery, Sutlej and Narmada. Sutlej won the Marching Shield for both, the Senior boys and the Senior girls. The Junior Marching Cup was also won by Sutlej. The shield for the most disciplined house was won by Narmada.

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