"Stop worrying about the start, your best part is the End"
- Usain Bolt
CBSE conducted its annual Athletics meet - CBSE Athlectics Clusters on the 18th and 19th of November 2016. The meet was held in Kanteerva Stadium for Cluster VIII.( Karnataka Region)
It was organised by Edify International School. Out of approximately 60 schools participating from all over Karnataka, students of National Public School, Indiranagar participated in the U-19 category and excelled in the field of athletics, making their school proud.
Our school’s relay team made us proud at the 4*100 boys U-19 relay event finishing third behind Army Public school and Kumarans CBSE School, the team consisting of Ankit Mallappa , Atharva Shrivastava , Rishikumar Mathiazhagan, Siddharth Srikanth.
The girls team followed them shortly to the victory stand placing 2nd in the 4*400m event in the U-19 category finishing only a few milliseconds behind the winners, the team consisting of Anchita Kaul, Kavya Menon, Maanvi Ahuja and P. Nainika Dechamma.
Rishikumar Mathiazhagan of Class 12 sprinted a strenuous race, finishing a close second, in the 200m U-19 category, clinching the silver medal.
P. Nainika Dechamma of Class 10 finished a tiring 400m race well by placing 2nd in the U-19 category and winning her second silver.
Maanvi Ahuja of Class 11 ran a demanding 800m race in the u-19 category and at the end of it she won by an amazing 10m margin, thus claiming the gold medal.
To maintain the winning streak, Yuv Agarwal of Class 11 endured the pain of cramps the entire 5km of his race and yet, placed 2nd, bagging the silver medal.
Rishikumar M. stole his third medal by placing 3rd in the Long Jump event in the U-19 category, covering a distance of 5.52m.
On the whole, the Athletic Meet was very well organized by the host school. It was a proud moment for NPS INR to declare itself as competition to other schools in the field of sports.