The 18th Annual Games & Sports Meet of FRI (Deemed) University was inaugurated on 26-03-2019 by Dr. S. C. Gairola, IFS Director General, ICFRE & Chancellor of the University at the University Ground, Brandis Road, FRI campus. All the Students of FRI University including Ph.D. Research Scholars are taking part in this event. On this occasion Dr. A.K. Tripathi, Registrar presented welcome address and vote of thanks. Honorary Sports Officer of the University gave oath to the students on the occasion. The students were divided into four houses, Teak house, Pine house, Sandalwood house and Sal house. All houses participated in an impressive March Past. Chief Guest Dr. S.C. Gairola, IFS, DG, ICFRE & Chancellor, FRI (Deemed) University took the salute on the occasion. The best March past was won by the Pine house while the Sandalwood house was declared as the runner up. Congratulating and boosting all the participants for being ready to put up a touch and healthy competition, the Chancellor Dr. Gairola said: ” Sporting and athletic activities are important components in the growth of an individual participant, mentally as well as physically. Such types of competitions rejuvenate the person’s capability to take on his day’s work more efficiently. He also motivated the students for more participation in the games. ”
On this occasion, Shri A.S. Rawat, IFS, Director FRI & Vice-Chancellor of the University advised the students and scholars for regular practice. He has also given emphasis for participating the sports in a team spirit.
The students are competing for 100 mtrs., 200 mtrs., 4×100 mtrs., 800 mtr., 1500 mtr., and Cross country races for both Men and Women categories. Beside the races, there will be competition for Shot-put, Javelin throw, Discus throw, Long Jump, High Jump, Cycling and Tug of war in both Men and Women categories. Volleyball matches are in the men’s category only. The students participated in Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis and Carom. Cricket matches on knockout basis will be played during the meet among the four houses.
The four day Meet will conclude on 29th March, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with Staff race, tug of war and prize distribution at closing ceremony.
The results of today’s forenoon events are given below:-
Shortput – Men – Sandal Wood – Vaibhav, First
Teak House – Nir Kumar, Second
Women – Sandal Wood – Anshu, First
Pine House – Garima, Second
Race- 1500Meter, Men – Teak House- Suraj, First
Sal House – Ashish, Second
Women – Sandal Wood –Surbhi, First
Teak House- Apoorva, Second