Aabhas wins Gold Medal, Ish bags Bronze as DME Shines at University Sports meet
Aabhas Singh of DME Media School won a Gold medal in bodybuilding championship at 16th Inter Collegiate Annual Sports Meet-2019 of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, held at the main campus in Dwarkaon October 11, 2019.
The championship witnessed huge participation of students from different colleges of the varsity.
Aabhas, a final year student participated in 65-70kg weight category with his alluring posing skills and well-defined physique, emerged as champion in his category.
Aabhas was preparing for the competition for the past three months. Having emerged victorious he said, “Bodybuilding is one such sport, which requires firm determination mentally and extreme labour physically”.
“I regularly do rigorous workout and take healthy nourishment. It is very difficult to control cravings for junk food and sweet dishes but while preparing for a competition, one has to put aside all the desires and focus on the goal”, he added.
Another student, Ish Gupta from DME Law School bagged a Bronze medal in the discus throw in the University Sports and brought laurel to his alma mater.
It was second consecutive bronze medal for Ish in discus throw event at the University Sports meet. He had won the first Bronze medal in 2018.
“It feels great to win medals for your college at this level. I am on cloud nine after winning this second medal for my college, “said an elated Ish.
In badminton women’s double category, Chanchal Dhariwal and Pranati Pal displayed a splendid performance and played till the quarter-finals where they lost to the opponent team by 11-15. In badminton men’s double category Sahil Gola and Vasu represented Delhi Metropolitan Education (DME) at the Sports meet.
Volleyball men’s team led by Siddharth Kukreja and women’s team in the same sports led by Anugya Nagar, despite not doing wonders, played exceptionally well during the mega sports meet.
Students of DME also participated in other sporting events like Athletics and Kabbadi and performed brilliantly. The event turned out to be a great learning experience for the students and inculcated sportsmanship and leadership qualities in them.
Report by- Mohd Kamil