Inter-IIT Sports Meet

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2017-12-23 | IIT Madras

IIT Goa, in its 2nd year of establishment, was represented by a strong 41-student contingent at the 52nd Inter-IIT Sports Meet at IIT Madras from 15th-23rd December 2017. Students participated with great enthusiasm in a total of 6 sports competitions such as Cricket, Football, Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis and Athletics. There were many notable team as well as individual performances. Girls' badminton team of Ms. Avya Bansal and Ms. Gouri Birhare convincingly defeated IIT Ropar team. Our cricket team also reached the pre-quarter final stage after registering a resounding win over IIT Bhubaneswar in their group stage. Mr. Neeraj Khatri and Mr. V. Prakhyath Shree Harsha gave outstanding performance with bat and ball respectively. Our chess team, ably led by Mr. Abhishek Varghese, performed very well and registered multiple wins. The boys' football and badminton teams also played their heart out, but unfortunately could not register any wins this time. Similarly, all the participants in athletics competition also gave their absolute best but came up short. Overall, it was a big learning experience for our team. The students have come back motivated and inspired to train harder and perform better in the next Inter-IIT.