Chandigarh, May 05, 2019: Pooja a BA 1st year student along with Aanchal Sandhu a B.Sc Medical student lifted the Best Women title during the 7th Annual Athletic Meet 2019 which concluded today at Chandigarh University Gharuan. In the men’s category, Dinesh Kumar a final year Mechanical Engineering student along with Avinash Shekhawat, Chemical Engineering student won the Best Men Athlete 2019 title. The 2-day Annual Athletic Meet 2019, ended to a colorful closing ceremony at University Campus sports complex with the winners awarded with medals and trophies on the final day. Pooja won 5 Gold medals while Aanchal Sandhu won 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze Medal to lift the Best Athlete Award. In the men’s category Dinesh Kumar won 4 Gold Medals & Avinash Shekhawat won 6 Gold medals to bag Best Athlete Award in the track events.
Avinash won 7 Gold Medals in 5000 meters, 3000 meters, 1500 meters, 800 meters, 400 meters, 4×100 meters relay and 4×400 meters relay race respectively, while Pooja bagged 5 Gold Medals in 1500 meters, 800 meters, 400 meters, 200 meters and 4×100 meters category.
Team Mechanical Engineering won both 4×400 m (Boys) and 4×100 (Boys) relay race category. Gaurav a BBA student won Gold in Discus Throw (Boys) by throwing the discus at 33.40 meters while Rashmi BA student won Gold in the Girls category of the Discus Throw event by throwing the discus a distance of 23.05 . In a tight finish, Gaurav claimed Gold medal in Shortput (Boys) by throwing the ball to a distance of 11.05 meters while Rashmi claimed Gold in Girls event by throwing a distance of 8.43 meters. Robin Singh a student of Chemical Engineering won Long Jump in the Boys category event by covering a distance of 5.64 meters while Khusboo a BA 1st year student won in the Girls category by covering the distance of 3.85 meters. Javelin Throw witnessed the most exciting competition in which Rudraksh, BBA won Gold in the boys category while Aanchal Sandhu a BA student student won gold in Girls event.