55th CHEV. DR. N. R. DHANAPALAN INTER COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC MEET - 2020
Annai Violet Arts and Science College organized “The 5th Chev. Dr. N. R. Dhanapalan Intercollegiate Athletic Meet” on Saturday, the 11th January 2020 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The College Founder and Chairman PMJF Ln. Dr. N. R. Dhanapalan inaugurated the athletic meet and flagged off the first event. PMJF Ln. B. Satyanarayana Murthy, District Governor and PMJF Ln. R. Sampath, International Director lighted the athletic torch. Dr. P. E. R. Premchand, Joint Secretary, Annai Violet Group of Institutions, declared the meet open.
46 colleges in and around Chennai participated in the track and field events. Eminent and Experienced referees from various colleges guided the events. The events were 100mts, 200mts, 400mts, 800mts, 1500mts, 5000mts Dash, Shot Put, Javelin Throw, Discus Throw, Long Jump, High Jump, Hurdles and Relay. College Physical Directress Mrs. Thenmozhi and Physical Director Mr. Muthu Kumaran conferred the winners with their fair and unbiased judgement. The overall championship for Boys was bagged by D. G Vaishnav College, Arumbakkam and the overall championship for Girls was bagged by Soka Ikeda College. The individual championship for Boys was won by Mr. Karthikeyan of Loyola College and for Girls, Ms. Elavarasi of MOP Vaishnav College.
The Chief Guest for the valedictory was Dr. V. Mahadevan, Ph.D., Director of Physical Education, University of Madras, Chennai. He mesmerised the students and participants with his motivational speech and distributed the prizes and cash awards to the winners.