Medal Haul by St. Soldier Athletes
The young athletes of St. Soldier International School, Sector 28 B, Chandigarh brought accolades to the school by participating and winning several medals and trophies in the CBSE Cluster XVIII Athletics Meet 2018-19, organised by PMLSD School, Sector 32, Chandigarh. The tournament was held at the Sports Complex, Sector 46, Chandigarh from 12 to 15 October 2018. More than 1300 athletes from 135 schools participated in the gala sports event. The skilled athletes of St. Soldier International School grabbed 13 Gold, 17 Silver and 15 Bronze Medals in a range of track and field events like 100 m, 200 m and 4 X 100 Relay, Shotput, Discus Throw, Long Jump etc. held under the categories of Under 17 and Under 19 for both boys and girls. The school also emerged as the Overall Runners up in all age groups and the Girls team, under 19 category proudly lifted the overall Champions Trophy at the end of the tourney. The qualification of school’s 7 athletes for the Nationals (Karnataka) added one more feather to its cap.
The school Athletics Team earned further laurels in the Athletics Tournament Under 18 organised by Chandigarh Administration Sports Department held at Sports Complex, Sector 7, Chandigarh from 16 Oct 2018 to 18 Oct 2018. Ashitha Rao of Class X scored first position in Long Jump and was awarded Rs. 1500/- as a cash prize. Anmoldeep Kaur of Class XI achieved second position in Discus Throw and won a cash prize of Rs. 1000/-. In Shot Put, she bagged third position and got a cash prize of Rs. 750/. Principal Ms. Vijaya Sidhu lauded the energy and zest of the players and the efforts of the coach, Mr. Surinder Pal and wished them a bright future in the field of sports.