TAKSHILA ANNUAL SPORTS MEET
“Sportsmanship is knowing that it’s a game and we are only as good as our opponents whether you win or lose, to always give hundred per cent”
The Takshila Annual Interschool Sports meet was held on 23rd November, 2017 at Delhi Public School, Pune. The championship aims to promote sportsmanship, hard work and teamwork amongst the aspiring youth. The school Principal Mrs. Neelam Chakrabarty welcomed the Chief Guests Mr. Lalit Nahata, Joint Secretary-Maharashtra State Basketball Association and Mr Joseph D’Souza, International Chess Coach and Chairman - Pune District Chess Association. She also greeted the coaches of the various schools with a heartfelt token of appreciation. Her speech boosted the morale of the participants.
The Sports Meet had three parallel events; the Football Tournament- Kick Off, the Basketball Tournament – Slam Dunk, and the Chess Tournament Mastermove. The three events together spanned over two days, where the participants showed noteworthy performances.
The second Sports Meet was held with just as much vigor. The teams that advanced on the previous day battled it out for becoming the champions of their respective event and the crowd ecstatically cheered on the teams. The girls’ team of DPS Pune beat the Kalyani School in the final Slam Dunk match and the DPS boys’ team beat APS Pune. In Master move DPS Pune secured first place in Girls under 14, Boys under 14 and Boys under 19.
The two days sports extravaganza concluded on 24th November where the trophies and medals were given to the teams and the players in several categories. The coaches and managers were also felicitated.