Takshila Aquatic XXXXI Bihar State Age Championship
The significance of sports in a student’s life is noteworthy. Sports are a unique and splendid way to enhance the physical and social skills of young minds. The invaluable role of sports is widely acknowledged as it provides an opportunity to learn several fundamental values such as discipline, perseverance, self-confidence, sacrifice, team spirit and consideration for others. Keeping this thought alive, Bihar state swimming championship was organized in school swimming pool of Delhi Public School, Patna on 19th & 20th May 2018.
The atmosphere was filled with great passion and excitement with 145 swimmers to participate in different event. The eventful day started with the traditional way of declaring the championship open. The Principal Mr. B Vinod and Headmistress Mrs. Namrata Prasad and Chetna madam watered the Tulsi plant and pledged with the participants for a fair play. The ambience was further charged with the melodious tune of Takshila Gaan. The events conducted were divided in four groups organized in these two consecutive days.
Day 1- 19thMay 2018 witnessed events by Group-3 and Group-4 whereas
Day 2- 20th May 2018 had events performed by Group-1 and Group-2.All swimmers from all groups gave full sweat in order to strive for the gold medal. While the air was buzzing with the discussion and declaration of the winners of the swimming events, the champions were honored with prizes by the Smt. Dr. Maya Shankar and Principal amidst the roaring applauses. Ex. DGP P.K Thakur and Principal addressed the gathering and congratulated the winners for their sincere efforts and wonderful performances.
The Annual State Aquatic Championship ended up smoothly with good wishes to the swimmers who were selected for National Aquatic Championship. The swimming championship was successful in imparting the knowledge of the indispensable role of sports and teamwork to young minds. It also infused the value of responsibility, discipline and consideration for others that plays a pivotal role to sustain a healthy society.
The names of groups’ champion were:-
BOY POINTS GIRL POINTS
GROUP-I Aman Raj (DPS Patna) 25 Anjali Singh (Patna) 25
GROUP-II Ankur Raj (DPS Patna) 25 Alisha Mariyam (Patna) 18
GROUP-III Rana Pratap (Bhojpur) 15 Avani Garge(Patna) 20
GROUP-IV Gyan Gunjan (DPS Patna) 15 NA