ANNUAL TAKSHILA ATHLETIC MEET
“Good players inspire themselves, Great players inspire others.”
The Annual Athletic Meet’ for classes VI to XII was held on Saturday 24th November, 2018 at Delhi Public School, Pune. The decked up school sports ground, filled to capacity with students, was soon welcoming the Principal Mrs. Neelam Chakrabarty who was also the judge for the March Past. The programme began with the school Principal welcoming the participants and hoisting the school flag.
Such competitions, not only empower young students to be more confident and outstanding, but they also help develop character building skills off the field too. The school Principal Mrs. Neelam Chakrabarty, gave an encouraging speech and addressed the gathering. Her kind and motivating words acted like a catalyst to the students, for giving their best every time and everywhere. In her enlightening speech, she also boosted the morale of the students and highlighted that participation is certainly full of fun irrespective of winning or losing and one must keep up the spirit of sportsmanship. She wished all the teams the very best and declared the ‘Annual Sports Meet’ open.
The sports event began as per the prefixed schedule and the air seemed to be filled with a lot of excitement. The next event which mesmerised the spectators was the three legged race by the girls and boys of class 11 and 12 followed by a race for the teachers which was the surprise event of the day. This was then followed by various track events. Students of classes 6 to 12 competed in events including sprint, relay, and hurdle race.
The Prize Distribution was a thrilling experience for all the participants and the spectators.