Greater Noida, Nov. 30, 2016: With the purpose to instil sportsman spirit among students and to enhance their physical and social skills, a two-day Inter-School Athletics Meet 'Sports Fest 2016' was organised on 29th and 30th November at Apeejay International School, Greater Noida. Around 650 students from 18 schools of Greater Noida participated in the two-day event.
The Meet was inaugurated by the School Principal, Mrs. Yashika Bhardwaj. In her address, she emphasised on the importance of discipline and integrity in the arena of sports and the unquestioned responsibility of every citizen. The Principal lit the flame and declared the meet open. The first day saw the participants running in the heat to qualify for the final day. On the second day, the fitness field witnessed some nail biting races as the players competed among each other with a fiery passion to qualify for the trophy. The bevy of races included 50m, 100m, 200m, Hurdle Race and the most exciting Relay Race.
The event reached its zenith when the host school lifted the Overall Championship Trophy which they passed on to the Cambridge School, Greater Noida, and the first runner up as a gesture of true sportsman spirit. The Sports Meet was declared closed by the Principal.