DPS Srinagar bags 12 medals in inter-school athletics meet

SRINAGAR: Delhi Public School Srinagar bagged 12 medals at the recently held Inter-School Athletics Meet for girls at SP College Srinagar.
More than 200 participants from 25 schools of the Amira Kadal Zone participated in the meet, which was organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports J&K.
Around 16 participants from DPS Srinagar participated in the 100 meter, 200 meter, 400 meter, 800 meter, shotput, discus, and javelin throw competitions, out of which 12 won medals.
In Under 19 Category, Zara Jameel bagged silver medal in 100 mtr, Ainna won bronze medal in 400 mtr and another silver medal in 1500 mtr.
Fatima Bhat – secured gold medal in the shot put while Fatima Bhat achieved silver medal in the Discus throw.
In under 17 Category, Zara Jameel achieved gold in 100 mtr Fatima Bhat bagged gold medal in shot put and in discuss throw.
Tuba Fida bagged gold medal in the javelin throw, Ainna won bronze medal in 200 mtr.
In Under 14 Category, Sujhat Wani – 1 gold in shot put and 1 bronze in discus throw, Vitasta – 1 silver in shot put another silver medal in discus throw,Qariba – 1 gold Medal in the javelin throw and Jamiya bagged silver Medal in 100 mtr.
Chairman DP Schoool, Vijay Dhar said, “True to our motto: service before self, our vision, and mission is to chart a course of excellence such that the youth of the valley lags behind no one, and ascends those heights which had previously been unimagined. My heartiest congratulations to the medal winners, and those who worked behind the scenes tirelessly to harness their talent.”
Principal Shafaq Afshan said while lauding the efforts of the students said, “Our sports department strives hard to train students in diverse sports apart from the usual cricket and football. Our endeavour is to create a pool of students that can bring laurels to the school, valley and the nation in varied sports. The school continues to establish a legacy of excellence in hitherto unknown and unacclaimed fields like athletics. Congratulations to the winners and those who trained them.”


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