Jalandhar: Department of Sports at Lovely Professional University has been conducting All India Inter University Aquatic Championship (Men) up to 4th November 2019 at Shanti Devi Mittal Indoor Sports Complex of the university. Here, 600+ swimmers from 140+ Universities of all Indian Zones will compete at Olympic Size Swimming Pool. Some of the events are Freestyle, Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke, and Individual Medley for 50, 100, 200, 400, 4X100 Meters and for more distances. Side by Side competitions for water-polo are also going on. The opening day of the championship was graced by Olympian & Arjuna Awardee Shakti Singh and Arjuna Awardee Mr Dalal Singh Chauhan. The championship was declared open by LPU Director General Mr Subhashish Majumdaar.
Some of the participating top Universities of the country are University of Mumbai, Delhi University, Gujarat Technical University, Kerala University, Pune University Matama Gandhi University Kottayam, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Jain University Bangalore, Panjab University Chandigarh, M D University Rohtak, University of Calcutta, Maharaja Ganga Singh University Bikaner, Banaras Hindu University and many more. This time, there are many eminent student-swimmers also participating at the championship. Immediately after men championship, women championship will also be held at LPU.