GLIMPSES OF ANNUAL SPORTS MEET – 20257 views Rahul Singh
Veneration of sports and sportsmanship was the essence of one the most awaited and significant events of Seth Anandram Jaipuria School, Vasundhara, held on February 14, 2020. Artistically and aesthetically designed exemplifications and displays created an inviting ambience for the occasion. The sporting extravaganza was witness to the enthusiastic participation of the students from classes I to V, who justify the congregation of over 2000 parents flabbergasted with their expertise, speed and agility.
The momentous day began with the release of colourful balloons which were symbolic of the soaring spirit and aspirations of the Jaipurians, and the oath taking ceremony administered by the Chief Guest for the day, Mr. Dinesh Singh Aswal, who has won gold medals in Mr. Commonwealth Body Building Championship in 2002, Kathmandu. He inspired the students to uphold sportsmanship and pursue sporting activities throughout their lives while keeping fit. The Guest of Honour for the day was the President Award winner Ms. Manju Rana-Principal cum Director of the school. In her inaugural speech, the visionary and futuristic, Principal cum Director of the school said that schools provide a platform to inculcate true sportsmanship and play a vital role in providing holistic development through promotion of sports. She emphasized the importance of indulging in sports and inspired the students to remain fit and take up sports with passion to lead a holistic life.
Taekwondo and karate, which have emerged as most essential 21st century combat sports, were performed with dexterity and nimbleness by the energetic and confident students. Students of classes III and IV justify the audience spellbound with their spectacular, well-coordinated display of aerobics. Track events such as Ransack the treasure, Flip the cone, The Bunny and Carrot Race, Soft Flyer Race, Save Water, Bull Race, The Magic Stick Race were the stellar attractions of the occasion and incited maximum joy and excitement. They also provided an opportunity for the students to test their pace and adroitness while drawing out the most from their childhood while having fun at school.
Students of classes IV and V faced challenges that were specially designed to test their mettle. Kinesthetic skills relating to a person’s awareness of the position and movement of the parts of the body by means of sensory organs (proprioceptors) in the muscles and joints were put to test through Drag the Ball, Dribble the Ball, Three Legged Race, Sack Race, Hurdle Race and Wheel Barrow Race.
The day drew to an end with the eagerly awaited Prize Distribution Ceremony which commemorated the victors of the various events. The winners were felicitated by the Chief Guest and the others were motivated to keep trying until they succeed.