33rd Inter House Athletics Meet

The 33rd Annual Inter House Athletics Meet was held on 28th February 2015. The meet began with the Chief Guest Mr. Rajib Kumar Hota, IRS, Commissioner of Income Tax being welcomed by the Board of Trustees. This was followed by the march past of the athletes led by Ahad Rahim, the Head Boy and Roshini Chandrasekhar, the Head Girl, and by Thomas Koshy and Anushka Madhavan, 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.

Following this, the House Captains took an oath of sportsmanship in a solemn ceremony. ‘Dancercise’ was the drill this year and was performed by nearly 400 children of classes 6 to 9. The athletic events included the 100m dash for boys and girls of all the divisions, the 200m race for the C division and the 400m race for the B division. A majority of the track and field events were held on the 19th, 20th and 21st of February. Five new meet records were set this year. Kavin Rajagopal set a new meet record of 1.68 m in the A Division High Jump event. Both, A.C. Abishek and Siddharth Suresh broke the record for 800 m in the B Division, while Raul Sharma and Ishika Dinesh set new records in the High Jump event for the D Division. There was also a race for the Parents which followed 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. The athletes gave of their best in these races, showing true skill, grit and determination.

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

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