ISC organises ‘Inter School Yoga Championship’
Indian Sports Centre (ISC) recently organised ‘Inter School Yoga Championship’ at
MES Indian School. Around 250 students from eleven schools participated in the competition. Olive International School (OIS) bagged the title of ‘Overall Champion’. MES Indian School secured the Runners Up title. The competition was divided into two categories including ‘Team Championship’ of U-12 and U18 boys and girls and ‘Individual Championship’ of U-12 and U-18 boys and girls. In U-12 Boys Team Championship, OIS won the competition followed by Rajagiri Public School as second runners up. In U-12 Girls Team Championship, OIS bagged the winner title and DPS Modern Indian School(DPS-MIS) was the first runners up and Shantiniketan Indian School(SIS) as second runners up. In U-18 Boys Team Championship, MES Indian School won the competition with DPS-MIS as first runners up and Birla Public School (BPS) as second runners up. In U-18 Girls Team Championship, BPS bagged the winner title and MES Indian School was the first and second runners up.
In the Individual Championship Category U12 boys, Abhiram Prakash, a student from BPS won the competition. Christiano Varghese of OIS and Ashwath Karthikeyan of DPSMIS were the first and second runners up, respectively. In the Individual Championship Category U12 girls, Padala Vidyusha, a student from MES Indian School won the competition. Mitra Karthikeyan of BPS and Lakshmi S Kumar of MES Indian School were the first and second runners up, respectively.
In the Individual Championship Category U18 boys, Jibreel, a student from SIS won the competition. Devadutt Balakrishnan of MES Indian School and Mikhael Jophan of MES Indian School were the first and second runners up, respectively. In the Individual Championship Category U18 girls, Liyana shahul of MES Indian school, bagged the winning title. Raksha Prakash and Shreyee Bhowmik of BPS were first and second runners up, respectively.
Captain Kapil Kaushik, Defense Attaché at the Embassy of India, was the chief guest and Nadia Mohammed Al Saleh, Khalid Fakhroo and Hameeda, Principal of MES Indian school, were the guest of honours. Nilangshu Dey , President of ISC, welcomed the audience during the closing and prize distribution ceremony. He appreciated the contribution of all participating schools in encouraging their students. He also highlighted about various initiatives taken by ISC in organizing various inter-school tournaments. Captain Kapil Kaushik applauded the entire team of ISC to reach to another height of success within such short span of its inception. Khalid Fakhroo appreciated the Indian community for promoting Yoga to the children. Hameeda applauded the role of ISC in developing a sports culture among the Indians and providing the opportunity to all the students for participation. The programme was coordinated by Nisha Agrawal.