The Sporting Fiesta: IIT Delhi 3rd in March-Past
As inter-IIT officially begins, we walk down the inauguration ceremony, and an amazing march-past by IIT Delhi.
Every year, since 1961, sports teams from all IITs line up to participate in the most prestigious celebration of all, the inter IIT championship. This year’s Inter IIT had to fill the void of the previous year’s event washed away by the floods. And the opening ceremony has said it loud and clear, ‘Brace yourselves, Inter IIT is here.’
The IITD contingent, along with its 22 sister IITs, lined up for the march-past ceremony in the athletics field. It was not just a showcase event, in fact it carried ten marks
Although, the name clearly mentions “Inter IIT Sports Meet”, but is it actually just the game that matters. Well no. Inter IIT is way more than just a tournament. While at the court, your opponent might be your enemy. You sweat it all out, in order to bring pride to your institute and yourself. That is what a game is essentially for; To bring out the best in you, as a person and as a performer. But all of this is a mere subset of what the Inter IIT stands for. This ten day festival celebrates the coming together of some of the sharpest Indian minds, it celebrates friendship and it celebrates rivalry. When people from different places get to meet each other, have meals together, get to laugh at something embarrassing, that is when true friendship is built.
In an initiative taken up by the Board for Sports Activities, IIT Delhi to help the students to complete their impending NSO hours and at the same time also offer a break from the grueling and monotonous fitness sessions endured by these students during the usual NSO hours, the BSA introduced NSO Weekend Sports Series.
By Utkarsh Garg
In a tense semi-final between two fierce rivals it was Jwala who emerged victorious 1-0 to advance to the finals.
Jwala started the match in fine form and attacked brilliantly. They went 1-0 up in the fifth minute itself with the help of a goal from Mohit who scored on volley from the excellent cross provided by Rohan. This set the whole ground on fire and Jwalites
The Badminton court was filled with the supporters of both hostels who were expecting to have a feast for their eyes. Institute captain Amit Kothari faced off with Shubham Yadav from Jwala in which Amit showed dominance as soon as the shuttle lifted off into the air.
The evening of 23rd Jan witnessed the most awaited match for volleyball enthusiasts as Zanskar and Nilgiri clashed in the finals of Volleyball for the winner’s title. A large crowd from both hostels had assembled to cheer and support their respective teams. The 3 set match began on a high note as players filled with zeal gave their best.