A Tribute to “Dhyanchand Singh” – Mini Marathon @ BIT
National Sports Day
The National Sports Day is observed every year on 29th August in India to pay tribute and respect to the legendary hockey player ‘Major Dhyanchand Singh’ who was born on 29 August 1905 in the Prayagraj formerly Allahabad.
Major Dhyanchand Singh ‘The Hockey Wizard’ won gold decorations in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1934 and 1936. He scored more than 400 goals in his pursuit, from 1926 to 1948. In the track of placing his stamp on the worldwide hockey field, and having served his country to achieve its zeniths of grace different circumstances.
He is an unbelievable figure in Indian and world hockey. The most noted remembrances for him is the Major Dhyan Chand Award, the most honourable award for lifetime accomplishment in games and diversions in India, and the National Sports Day celebration on his birthday.
National Sports Day at BIT
On the eve of national sports day, the Department of Physical Education – BIT organised an Intra Collegiate MINI Marathon Race for Students and Staff on 29.08.2019. It was inaugurated by the Principal Dr C. Palanisamy, Dr K. Sivakumar – Dean PDS, Dr.C. Ramesh – HOD Computer Technology distributed the prizes to the winners.
The 1.5 km long-distance road race which is less than a marathon started at the front of the BIT Cafeteria routed towards the BIT South gate via BIT Main Gate and ended in front of the BIT girls hostel.
The Best in Show
Students and Staff eagerly participated in this Mini-Marathon. The winners were awarded prizes.
“My Goal is Not to be better than Anyone Else But to be Better Than I Used To be” – MS Dhoni
“I Love Winning More Than I Love Playing Badminton. Winning Is Everything” – Saina Nehwal
“Your Dreams Are What Define Your Individuality. They Have The Power to Give You Wings and Make You Fly High” – PV Sindhu
“If You Want To Achieve Something in Life, You have To Take Risks” – Dipa Karmakar
“I Don’t Rely on my Technique or Strength but also on my Mind” – Mary Kom
The Mini Marathon Participants on their Marks
“You Don’t Play For Revenge, You Play for Respect and Pride” – Rahul Dravid
“He Who is Not Courage to Take Risks Will Accomplish Nothing in His Life” – Muhammad Ali
“Have Faith in Yourself and Go Take that First Step. If I Could So Can You” – Heena Sidhu
“When People Throw Stones at You Turn Them Into Milestone” – Sachin Tendulkar
“It’s all About Not Doing What everyone else is doing but to make your own Presence Count” – Anjum Chopra
“Where Young Girls Are Constrained to Stay at Home, She Dared To Run – P. T. Usha”
“Fighting Hard and Never Giving up” – Yuvraj singh
“Whatever You Want to Do, Do with full Passion and Work Really Hard Towards it. Don’t Look anywhere else” – Virat Kohli
“Preparedness for a Game That Lasts 4-5 Hours Requires Good Physical Condition and also Steady Nerves” – Vishwanathan Anand
“There May Be People That Have More Talent Than You. But There is no Excuse For Anyone To Work Harder Than You Do”