New Delhi : Genesis Global School (GGS) successfully hosted the 35th All India IPSC Boys Swimming Championship 2022 held from 5th– 7th July under the categories U14, U17 & U19. The competition saw over 17 participant schools, including The Doon School, Dehradun, Welham’s Boys, Dehradun, Mayo College, Ajmer, DPS R K Puram; DPS Mathura Road, Modern School, Barakhamba Road among others and over 150 swimmers participated in the championship.
The Three-day championship commenced with an opening keynote by Chief Guest Mr. Pramod Sharma, Vice President Genesis Global School Management. Also addressing the gathering, Mrs. Madhur Gupta, Principal CBSE at Genesis Global School, said “ Due to uncertainties in the recent past, we were very apprehensive to host the event this year, but we are very glad to see the overwhelming turnout of participants from various schools. Whether you win medals or not, you must consider yourselves winners, as you have made the effort to participate, building sound and healthy bodies along the way. ”
Addressing the closing ceremony, Dr.V K Datta, Director ( Sports) IPSC stressed on the fact that sports play an integral role in the overall development and is an essential ingredient for the personality development of every student. “We are delighted to conduct this event as it has provided a platform to students to showcase their talent and further excel in the field of swimming. I am thankful to all the schools for their active participation. And, we wish to continue providing such platforms to students in future as well,” Dr.Datta added
Also speaking on the occasion, Mr. Gautam Rai Head of Sports, GGS said,” The 35th All India IPSC Boys Swimming Championship 2022 witnessed some extraordinary and prolific swimmers who showcased their skills and sportsmanship brilliantly. Swimming is a sport that requires a lot more dedication, practice and patience compared to other sports. I can only imagine all the hard work our participants must have done to achieve what they have today and in them, I see the future national and international medallists. At last, I extend my gratitude towards every participant and school because this would not have been a success without your presence”.
The winners were felicitated with trophies and certificates at the closing ceremony of the championship.
Established in 1939, the Indian Public Schools Conference (IPSC) organizes competition and interaction among the member schools to give the students a ‘national exposure’ at an all-India inter-school level.