DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 14 (MExN): The 10th Annual Sports Meet 2017 of Sainik School Punglwa commenced from November 11 with an Inter House Marathon Race Competition.
Gp Capt Sanjay Gaekwad, Principal was the chief Guest for the opening ceremony. The 5000 meters mini marathon competition is conducted in order to test the cadet’s physical endurance and agility and also to promote a spirit of sportsmanship. T
The first position was bagged by Cadet Tapan Kodak, of Melak House with a timing of 17:05 minutes to complete the 5 KM run, thereby setting a new school record. The previous best was 17:47 minutes. The second and third places were bagged by Cadet Tamar Mara, of Patkai House with a timing of 17:21 minutes and Cadet Keneitsetuo of Japfu House with a timing of 17:27 minutes respectively.
The marathon race also saw active participations from the staff wherein CHM Ajit Patil, APTC took the first position with timing of 18:30 minutes, followed by Keshav Chhetry TGT (Soc Sc) and Igumsing completing the race in 22:14 minutes and 23:04 minutes respectively.
In the ladies category, Sangeeta Chaudhary, TGT (Hindi) bagged the first position with a timing of 25:31 minutes followed by Charani with 26:17 minutes and Yalina A Ashaf with 29:26 minutes.