Annual Athletic Meet 2023 – 24

The 17th edition Annual Athletic Meet of Vidya Academy of Science & Technology was held during 17-18 November 2023. The meet targeted the wholesome development of the students both physically and intellectually by means of organization and participation in the events. The event was a great success in terms of participation and organization.

Inaugural Ceremony

The Inaugural function commenced with the hoisting of the College Flag by Dr Saji C B (Principal) in the presence of invited guests, Head of sessions, members of faculty & students. Then started the ‘March Past’ of athletes and the receipt of ‘Salute’ by the Principal followed by Inaugural address and declaration of the meet open. Sri. Manoj Chalakkal, President, PTA VAST felicitated the function. Principal handed over the Torch to Mr. Adarsh K P (member Kerala Technological University Kabaddi team, (S1, M Tech, SE, CE Dept) for the commencement of torch relay. He was followed by 14 University team members who represented the APJ AKTU in All India/ South India Inter University Championships. Mr.Abin Babu (S3, M.Tech, SE, CE Dept) light the “Annual Athletic Flame”. Mr Mebin Sam (College Sports Secretary) led the March Past and took the ‘Oath’ on behalf of all the Athletes gathered. The Department of Computer Science Engineering attained the best performance trophy instituted for ‘March Past’.

Competitions

8 individual events and three relays were held in both Men& Women section and a total 455 registrations were received and 400students participations reported in the two days event.
Individual Champion
Abin Babu (S3, M.Tech, SE, CE Dept), Kavya P D (S7, ECE Dept) and Mariya Derby(S3, AIML Dept) were adjudged the position of ‘Individual Champions’ by securing 2 Individual gold medals.

Team Championship (Men) Team Championship (Women)
# Branch Point Position # Branch Point Position
1 ECE 39 FIRST 1 ECE 51 FIRST
2 ME 34 SECOND 2 CE 30 SECOND
3 EEE 31 THIRD 3 AIML & CSE 26 THIRD
4 CE 23 FOURTH 4 EEE 7 FOURTH
The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity in extending hearty appreciations to Mr Ramesh K V (Asso Prof, Phy. Edn Dept) and Ms Arundhathi Sasikumar (Asst Prof, Phy.Edn Dept), staff co-ordinators and the student volunteers on the successful conduct of the Annual Athletic Meet that brings students together and understanding comradeship along with the spirit of true sportsmanship’
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