70th Annual Athletic Meet

The running track is to the body what the library is to the mind- a conducive environment that helps one grow, learn and become the best version of oneself.

Continuing its legacy of inter-disciplinary excellence and overall growth and development of its students, PEC University of Technology organized the 70th Annual Athletic Meet from 17th to 19th March, 2017.

Beginning with the inauguration ceremony on 17th March, the three-day extravagant affair constituted of more than 80 events of Track and Field, Cycling, Tug of War, etc. Not limited to only students of all genders, years and branches, the sporting events were open to faculty and staff as well. The enthusiasm of the participants was infectious and encouraging. The vast crowd in attendance was proof of the institute's dedication to all-round development of its students and the significance of becoming achievers in different fields.

The spirit of the competition continued even on the third and final day with the finale of racing events like 100mts, where Ivy Raina and Karan Lamba bagged the gold in girls and boys category respectively. Other challenging events like the 400mt Hurdle race and the 10,000mts race kept the audience at its edge while the hallmark of PEC Sports Meet, the iconic Obstacle race, kept the audience entertained with its excitingly fun obstacles. To complement the vigour of the final day full of spirited sporting events, the students presented a disciplined march past welcoming the esteemed Chief Guest of the day Dr. Manoj K. Arora, Director, PEC.

 

The efforts of the participants were recognized and appreciated by the jury which was made up by Prof. Jagtar Singh Gill and Dr. Kamal Kumar. After three days of exciting competition, the closing ceremony commenced on 19th March with Prof. Gill addressing the students and elucidating on the importance of finding time for physical activities and maintaining their peak health besides unlocking their intellectual and academic potential.

The prize distribution ceremony followed where the Chief Guest, Dr. Manoj K. Arora and Dean Student Affairs, Dr. Perminderjit Singh presented the students with awards which included the award for best athletes which went to Devinder Malhan for boys and Ivy Raina for girl. The entire athletic stadium applauded the winners and shared their pride as they stood at the podium, gracefully celebrating yet another victory for themselves as well as the University.

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