Traditionally, “Sports” has been one of the extra-curricular activities of a college curriculum. However, nowadays, it is an indispensable activity of every educational institution mainly because sport is a part of play and the inborn play nature of students and the sports seem to inextricably link with each other. As such, colleges organize sports obligatorily once or more as per the academic programme in a calendar year. It is a momentum duration of joy and jubilation.
In tune with this thought, Asian Education Group (AEG) – which is considered as the largest centre for professional media, IT, law, management, fashion & hospitality education in Asia with world-class facilities– put together its much-awaited 8th edition of the mega annual inter-college sports event – ATHLEEMA 2020-Season 8 – on 21st-23rd January 2020 at the well laid out Netaji Subhash Sports Complex, Jasola, New Delhi along with a generous punch of excitement and grandeur. The mega event was much hyped by the glorious presence of the Indian football legend, Mr. Baichung Bhutia as the chief guest for the occasion.
Like earlier years, the competition was open to all similar colleges & institutes located in Delhi NCR region. A total of 50 top colleges of the metropolitan capital city enthusiastically participated in this sports spectacle, which included all the three constituent group colleges of Asian Education Group – namely, Asian Business School (ABS), Asian School of Business (ASB) & Asian Law College (ALC).
The event hosted around 13 major sports including Shot Put – which is part of Athletics as a track and field event involving putting (pushing rather than throwing) a heavy spherical object the shot as far as possible.
The zeal and interest of the students in Shot Put forcibly let flow the already arranged programme with much enthusiasm and noise of joy.
After several rounds of powerful performances, the winners for the Shot Put were as follows:
Shot-Put (Boys): Winner- Kashish Kumar from PGDAV College, Delhi
Runner Up- Deepak Sangwan from PGDAV College, Delhi
Shot-Put (Girls): Winner- Jyoti from Bhagini Nivedita, Delhi
Runner Up- Garima Malik from Asian Business School, Noida