57th Annual Athletic Meet at Sainik School Balachadi
The 57th Annual Athletic Meet at Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar was conducted recently. The important annual event concluded with traditional pomp and fervor covering all disciplines of track and field events at the school Athletic ground.
Cmde C Raghuram, VSM, CO INS Valsura Jamnagar graced the Closing Ceremony. On his arrival, Gp Capt Ravinder Singh, Principal, Sainik School Balachadi presented the school cap to the chief guest as a token of remembrance. Cadet Praveen Mishra, School Cadet Captain presented the welcome address. The Chief Guest gave away the prizes and medals to the winning cadets and presented the championship trophy to Shivaji House.
Cadet Rohan Singh of Garuda House and Cadet Aman Pratap of Sardar Patel House bagged the Best Athlete Trophy in the Senior and Junior category respectively.
On this occasion, the Ramarao Memorial Trophy for the Best Player in Volleyball and Basketball was given to Cadet Aditya Kumar Ravi of Tagore House and Cadet Aman Kumar of Shivaji House respectively.
The colourful closing ceremony included March Past, Mass PT, Aerobics, Dumbbell exercise, Tableau and scintillating display of Horse Riding skills were also performed by the cadets like fast riding, Tent Pegging, obstacle Jumping etc.
The Chief Guest congratulated the winners, participants and organizers. He advised the cadets to have right attitude in life as it takes the cadet very forward in life. He also said “never ever accept defeat in life, world is a stage believe in yourself and put in hard work to achieve your goal”. He urged the cadets to make the best use of facilities provided in Sainik School Balachadi.
The event culminated with the vote of thanks proposed by the School Sports Captain Cadet Susheel Baghel.