SHIVAJI HOUSE CLINCHED INTER HOUSE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19
Inter House Boxing Championship 2018-19 was organised in Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar recently. The sport was reintroduced in the school curriculum after the gap of 30 years.
The Championship was conducted in three different groups. Cadets of class IX to XI participated in senior group, cadets of class VII and VIII participated in junior group while cadets of class VI were in sub-junior group.
In senior group, bouts were conducted in four different categories – Light, Welter, Middle and Heavy while in junior group, bouts were conducted in three different categories – Light Fly, Fly and Bantam.
Shivaji House got the maximum points and was declared as the winner of Inter House Boxing Championship. Cadet Shubham Singh and Cadet Hardeep Zapadiya of Shivaji House were adjudged as the ‘Best Boxer’ in Senior group and Junior group respectively.
The Chief Guest, Gp Capt Ravinder Singh, Principal, Sainik School Balachadi gave away the championship trophy, medals and certificates to the winners.
While addressing the gathering, the Chief Guest said Boxing builds courage and stamina among the cadets and prepare them for facing problems in life. He congratulated all the participants for exhibiting their boxing skills. He also quoted words of famous Boxer Mike Tyson “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth”.
Officers, staff and cadets were present on this occasion.