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    Amity University Gurugram’s Sports Meet “Sangathan 2019″ Concludes

    Published on October 31, 2019

    Gurgaon: Amity University Gurugram saw the grand finale of its month long sports extravaganza. The 21st SANGATHAN 2019, an annual Sports festival of AUG that embodies the true spirit of healthy competition and youthful fervor, had begun on 2nd September. True to its meaning Sangathan 2019 is symbolic of unity, sports spirit and vibrant energy.

    The annual sports meet started way back in 1998 on the Founder’s Day that is celebrated to honor the dynamic leadership and unparalleled achievements of the Founder President of the Amity Group of Institutions, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan.

     In keeping with the indomitable spirit of Amitians, Sangathan is celebrated at two levels.  At the first level, sports competitions are held at each Amity University Campus as ‘Inter Institutional Sports Meet’.  At the second level, a mega Sangathan event is held at Amity University Uttar Pradesh at Noida on 24th October, whereby all Amity National and International Campuses come together in unison to participate and compete in a plethora of sports events.

    The grandeur of Sangathan 2019 has reached a new high with our students seizing the opportunity to compete in as many as 40 sporting events; including badminton, basketball, volleyball, karate, cricket, chess, tug of war etc. in order to bag their much coveted trophies. The event represents courage, discipline, and an unyielding determination as driving forces behind the participants. It epitomizes the ideals that Amity as a group of institutions has always upheld.

    The Chief Guest of the occasion Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University Gurugram in his address to the students stated, “Amity University is unique in many ways. In Amity, tradition blends with modernity. We equip help our students with sound values that enable them to confidently take on the challenges of adult life with a sense of responsibility and commitment.”

    While motivating the students, the Vice Chancellor of Amity University Gurugram Dr. P B Sharma said, “A bright and progressive India can only be created when the foundation of young people is based on strong values like dedication, commitment & integrity. Participating in sports teaches us the importance of team spirit, leadership and discipline.”

    Maj Gen G S Bal (Retd), DSW, Amity University Gurugram in his address said, “Sports and games embody a spirit of team work and competitiveness. Sangathan signifies the indomitable spirit of our youth who year after year compete in various events, inculcating a spirit of sportsmanship and an unwavering determination to perform and achieve.”

    Sahil, winner of the ‘Best Athlete’ trophy said, “It is a great achievement, and I worked really hard to get this award. I am also preparing for the university games, so I am hoping for the best.”

     

    Winners

    University Category trophies
    Amity School of Engineering and Technology (ASET); Amity Institute of Biotechnology; Amity School of Communication; Amity School of Hospitality Sangathan Team Trophy  (First Position) Trophy with 20 Gold Medals & 10 Silver
    The team of Amity School of Applied Science; Amity Institute of Nano Technology; Amity Medical School; Amity School of Environment & Earth Sciences; Amity School of Architecture and Planning; Amity School of Fine Arts; Amity College of Nursing Sangathan Team Trophy (Second Position)

     

    11 Gold medals and 23 Silver medals.

     

    ASET The Sangathan Team Championship Trophy in the Male category Sahil from Amity Institute of Biotechnology, won the Best Athlete Award
    Amity Business School The Sangathan Team Championship Trophy in the Female Category Rishika & Sonali were joint winners for the trophy for Best Athlete Award in the female category

     

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