Celebrate like anything! It has added another golden feather to Vidya’s sports arena!! The second Inter Collegiate Athletic Meet of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University has added another mile stone to the sporting history of Vidya!!!
The memorable achievement
Vidya’s athletes, defeating the combined might of all other engineering colleges under the University barring a single one, came triumphant as the runner-up in the the overall Championship. The only team that Vidya could not overcome was from NSS College of Engineering – Palakkad and they clinched the Championship title. But Vidya’s women athletes defeated them all and secured the overall championship. Kudos to the Arundhathi-Ramesh team in the Physical education Dept of Vidya whose dedicated and tireless efforts brought Vidya to today’s level of glory and acclaim!
The event was held at Kerala University Stadium, Trivandrum during 5 – 7 February 2020 under the aegis of Mar Baselious College of Engineering & Technology. A total of 1783 athletes representing more than 100 institutions under the University showcased their talents to become the champions.
Dr. K T Jaleel, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education and Welfare of Minorities, Govt. of Kerala, inaugurated the meet. Dr Rajasree M S, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, presided over the function. Dr Radhakrishna G Pillai, Member-Syndicate, Dr J Sreekumar, Dean Academics, Dr Vrinda V Nair, Dean Research, Sri Rahul Ravi, Member-Syndicate, and Dr Jayarajan David, Director Physical Education, University of Keral,a felicitated the inaugural ceremony. Dr K K Venu, Advisor, Physical Education, APJAKTU, delivered vote of thanks.
Vidya’s performance at a glimpse
As many as 30 athletes, 12 Girls and 18 boys, from Vidya participated in the meet.
In the Women Category, Vidya’s team became the University Champions in the strength of 4 gold, one silver and one bronze. In the overall our team placed second position with 39 points.
|Sl.NO||Name of Athlete||Event||Achievement|
|1||Sibin P G||Javelin Throw||Gold|
|2||Stella Paul||800 & 1500 mtr||Gold|
|3||Amoolya K Sudhakaran||400 mtr||Gold|
|4||Stella Paul||4×400 Relay||Gold|
|5||Amoolya K Sudhakaran||4×400 Relay||Gold|
|6||Anjana P||4×400 Relay||Gold|
|7||Madhumitha C||4×400 Relay||Gold|
|8||Adarsh K P||Long Jump||Silver|
|9||Amoolya K Sudhakaran||1500 mtr||Silver|
|10||Deepika T||High Jump||Bronze|
|11||Adithya Vasudev T Babu||800 & 1500 mtr||Bronze|
|12||Ajil Joseph P||5000mtr||6th position|
|13||Nivedya P U||3000||6th position|
|14||Midhundas||Hammer Throw||6th position|
|15||Sarath P Raj||110m Hurdles||6th position|
|16||Nithin P R||400m Hurdles||6th position|
|17||Sibin P G||Shot Put||6th position|
|18||Sagar Saajan T||High Jump||7th position|
|19||Arun K J||100 mtr||8th position|
|20||Akhil Surendran||Triple Jump||8th position|
The performance of our athletes in the meet was remarkable and their efforts for attaining top performance have to be remembered for a long way. The team work and commitment also to be specially mentioned.
Sri K Sreekumar, Worshipful Mayor of Trivandrum was the Chief Guest for the closing ceremony. Dr G Kishore, Principal & Regional Director, SAI LNCPE, Trivandrum was the Guest of Honor. The trophies for winners were distributed by the Chief Guests. Dr Rajasree M S, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, presided over the function. Sri Shejin K V Sports Coordinator, APJAKTU, delivered vote of thanks.