IIT Ropar successfully organized “AAROHAN 19” Mega Sports Fest
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IIT Ropar successfully organized AAROHAN 19’- Annual Sports Fest. This was the 4th edition of this three-day fiesta held in spring every year. Keeping in with the trend, this year Aarohan expanded its reach to 19 colleges throughout North India, with around 600 participants showcasing their talent in 16 events ranging from Athletics to Volleyball.
Mukesh Kumar(National Champion in 25m Rapid Fire – Pistol and an accomplished marksman) was the Chief Guest and Mr Surjit Singh Sandhu (Distinguished Sports Administrator of Punjab) were invited as a Guest of Honour.
The Sports Fest includes tournaments for different games like Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Table-Tennis, Lawn-Tennis, etc. On the day of its completion, various Athletics events were held . IIT Ropar bagged first position in Discus Throw, Shot Put, Javelin Throw, Badminton Girls, and Tennis.
The events were headed by Board for Sports Activities (BoSA) guided under the leadership of Associate Dean Student Affairs, Dr. C.C. Reddy, Faculty Advisor Sports, Dr. Sachin Kumar and Sports Officer, Ajitpal Singh. All the events were managed by Student Sports Secretary Shreshtha Gothalyan and other coordinators. The Chief guest congratulated all the winners as well as the organizing team.
Prof. Deepak Kashyap, Officiating Director, IT Ropar congratulated the Winners and participants for their sportsman spirit. All the winners were given medals.