Khelo India Games 2020

Raj Kanwar Singh Sandhu delivered a brilliant performance in the Khelo India Games 2020 held at Guwahati and bagged Bronze medal in 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol Shooting competition.


Yadavindrians successfully culminated the phase III of Cross Country Run

The Inter-House Cross Country Race…..Junior School

All the students of the Junior School participated in the Inter-House Cross Country Race with a passion to earn points for their houses. In an exemplary disciplined manner, the students displayed  immense enthusiasm while competing with each other. The athletes ran on a designated path inside the school campus.

Swimming Updates

The students from Junior School participated in the Punjab School State (U-11) Swimming Championship held in Sangrur. Agamteshwar Singh of Class-V won the Ist prize in Butterfly, Individual Medley and Medley Relay rounds and 2nd in Freestyle Relay. Whereas, another participant Ustat Kaur of class IV won 3rd prize in Butterfly stroke.



An ardent shooter from Yadavindra Public School, Patiala won 3 Gold medals and sets a new national record in the 63rd National Shooting Championship held at New Delhi from November 16-30.

Abhay Singh Sekhon, a student of class XII at YPS, Patiala, participated in the Junior Skeet Shooting championship in 63rd National Shooting Competition held at New Delhi. He has bagged 3 Gold medals in different categories. During the qualifying round for Junior Skeet Shooting, he shot the score of 122 out of 125 and created a new record and surpassed the previous record of 120/125.

He has won two Gold medals in the team and mixed team events. During the final event, he again bagged Gold by scoring 58/60.

This dedicated player has already won several State, National and International medals in various previous championships.



A young Badminton player from Yadavindra Public School, Patiala won the Punjab State Badminton Championship 2019 recently held in Amritsar.

In a six-day long championship recently held in Amritsar, Shikhar Rallan of class VIII had participated in (Under 15) singles and men’s doubles categories in The Punjab State Badminton Championship 2019. He bagged Gold medal in U-15 Boys Doubles and Silver medal in Mixed Doubles. After his scintillating performance, he has secured a place in the Nationals, scheduled to be held in the month of December.

This avid shuttler has participated and won several State and National level tournaments. His winning spree started in year 2017 during Punjab State Badminton Championship, where he won Bronze medal in U-13 Boys Singles and a Silver medal in Doubles. In All India IPSC Boys Championship 2018, he clinched Silver medal in U-14 Boys Singles. He had also represented Punjab in various National championships and had been ranked amongst top 8 players of the tournament.

Shikhar is currently under training in the most prestigious Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad. He is undergoing challenging training session of about 6-8 hrs per day to win upcoming National Championships. He considers his father, Mr. Vishal Rallan, a Civil Engineer by profession and a former International badminton player, as an inspiration. “He used to accompany his father for the matches. That’s how he developed his interest for the shuttlecock and racquet,” said his mother, Dr. Poonam Rallan, who is a speech and hearing specialist.

On being asked about how he manage with the study and games, he credited his victories to the school authorities for being supportive. “I am here due to the support and encouragement of my teachers and the school authorities. As most of my time is dedicated to the sport, my teachers have always helped me catch up with the studies during exams. I am indebted to all,” said Shikhar while expressing deep reverence towards his school.

YPS has produced maximum number of National and International players in the region so far. The players like Shikhar have proven their mettle time and again and are the real testimony of untiring efforts put up by the school for shaping the champions of tomorrow.


Two avid Tennis players of YPS have been selected for State team after their scintillating performance in the District School games held recently.

A team of U-14 Tennis players comprising Rasha Dhaliwal, Uday Batra, Maanit Gupta, Gunmay Garg and Gurshaan Singh participated in District School Games held at Multipurpose School, Patiala. They all bagged Gold medal in a team event. Rasha Dhaliwal and Uday Batra performed outstandingly and have been selected for the State team.

Another team of U-17 players named Divyajot Sapra, Gurveen Kaur, Brahmjot Singh, Miran Mehta, Sukhraj Preet and Chrish Chabbra also took part in the same tournament. Divyajot Sapra and Gurveen Kaur won team gold medals. All the participants were amongst the top 10 players of the tournament.

Rasha Dhaliwal has already reserved her place in the Nationals by delivering a wonderful performance in the IPSC tournament. These achievements are the result of sincere efforts of the students and their professional and skilful coach, Mr. Gagandeep Singh, a well versed and proficient master who has an experience of adjudicating several ATP Cup and South Asian Games.


YPS shooters’ squad participated in IPSC Shooting competition held at Daly College, Indore. The Team comprised of Raj Kanwar Sandhu, Sahibjit Nagpal and Jashan Chandi. The Asian Games Gold medal winner, Raj Kanwar Sandhu clinched the top slot once again and the team bagged Silver medal. 


YPS team of 8 young players participated in a recently held IPSC Tennis Tournament (U-14) at Daly College, Indore. They performed outstandingly under the expertise of their mentor Mr. Gagandeep Singh and a teacher escort Mrs. Madhu Gupta.  Rasha Dhaliwal won Bronze medal for her scintillating game and has now been selected to play National level competition.


An avid sportsman of Yadavindra Public School has won National and International medals under the discipline of Shooting in recently held championships.
Abhay Singh Sekhon of class XII, is an ace Skeet Shooter of YPS. He has won Individual Bronze medal and Silver team medal in the Junior Skeet Shooting in 9th Asian Shotgun Championship at Almaty Kazakhstan. He scored 114 points in the championship.
In another championship, Abhay Sekhon had won Individual Silver medal at the score of 116 in 12th Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters Shooting Championship held at Bhopal. Earlier, he has won several State and National medals including Khelo India Games.
Abhay is gearing up for another competition. He has also been selected for 14th Asian Shotgun Championship going to be held in Doha, Qatar in the month of November.

Swimming Feats

YPS swimmers participated in various Swimming competitions held in the past few days. Around 11 students participated in Tandrust Punjab U-18 and U-25 Patiala District Swimming competition held at the Sports Department Swimming Pool and Tandrust Panjab State level swimming competition held in Ludhiana. They bagged several medals in Butterfly, Freestyle, backstroke styles of swimming. The swimmers are: Harshita Thaman, Sumer Singh, Adishree Rai Sood, Ekamraman Singh, Manreet Kaur, Chetanya Singla, Aadil Saluja, Sukoon Shergill, Anisha Bajaj, Agamteshwar Singh, Shiven Tayal and Chitvan Goel.
10 students of YPS Junior School also participated in the District School Swimming Meet held at MLKM Pool, Patiala. Harshvardhan Kakkar, Hridyansh Kapil, Agamteshwar Singh, Prabhinder Singh, Uday Singh, Yuvandeep Singh, Piyush Garg, Usrat Kaur, Adishwar Singh and Manan Sharma showed their best strokes and won several medals. Agamteshwar Singh was awarded as the Best Swimmer award.


Yadavindrians have proven their mettle once again. The students participated in Tennis Zonal Tournament held on the YPS Tennis courts. This tournament was held for U-14, U-17 and U-19 category players. The students from 3 other schools…The British Co-ed School, Patiala, Budha Dal Public School, G.H.S Kheri were among other participants in this tournament. YPS players won 1st position in U-14 Boys and Girls category. The winners are:
U-14 Boys:
1. Uday Batra
2. Gunmay Garg

U-14 Girls:
1. Rasha Shergill
2. Manya Sharma

The sky is not the limit….it is the beginning…..

These lines fit well for those who seek new heights of success and work hard to carve their own niche. Raj Kanwar Singh Sandhu, an ace shooter of YPS is one such example of perfection, persistence and hardwork. He already has a bag full of medals and trophies. Recently, he added several more to them.

This young shooter participated in Junior World cup held at Suhl, Germany. He played Under-21 category and clinched 1 Gold in 25m Standard Pistol and 25 m Rapid Fire Junior round and a Bronze medal in 25 m Pistol Junior Men event.

In an another event, 54th Punjab State Shooting Championship held at Jalandhar, he has won 6 Gold medals in 25m Sports Pistol, Standard Pistol Jr. men, Standard Pistol Sr. men, Rapid fire Pistol Sr. men, Rapid fire Pistol Jr. men and 10m Air Pistol Youth men. Along with 2 Silver medals in 10m air Pistol Jr. Men and 10m Air Pistol Jr. men team.

This young player follows a very disciplined lifestyle. “My school and parents have always taught me to be determined towards the goal of your life. Yoga and meditation are the keys to my success”, said Raj Kanwar. After having bag full of medals, he aims to become an Olympic laureate.


The YPS Hockey team participated in the 15th S. Kandhari Memorial Hockey Tournament held at Welham Boy’s School, Dehradun. After an engaging match with the opponent team, YPS boys won the Runner’s Up trophy.

A total number of 10 teams of leading Public schools participated in this tournament. The League/Knock-out was the playing format for the tournament. All the teams had been divided into 2 different pools. YPS won two league matches and topped the pool to secured a place in Semi-finals.

The Semi-final match was played against PPS, Nabha. YPS boys passed the maximum number of pucks in opponent net and won the match by 7-5.

The final match against Doon School, Dehradun was a very engaging match as the scores remained equal at every round of the game at 4-4. Even the tie breaker round could not decide the winner at equal score 7-7. It called for shootout, which again failed at 8-8. Finally, the sudden death declared the winners and YPS was declared as Runner’s Up at 8-9 score. It was indeed a tough, challenging and an engaging match. 

YPS player, Tarshpreet Singh scored maximum 10 goals in the tournament and was awarded with ‘The Most Valuable Player of the Tournament’ title.


The Sports star of Yadavindra Public School has been accorded with IPSC (Indian Public Schools’ conference) Trust Award for Outstanding Achievement and a cash prize. This award has been conferred for outstanding achievements in sports. YPS has bagged this award for the second time in the row.

YPS ace shooter, Raj Kanwar Sandhu has been awarded by IPSC trust for his consistent and outstanding performance in sports. He has been given an award and a cash prize for bagging several National and International medals in Shooting.

At National level, he has bagged Five Gold, Six Silver and Six Bronze medals in the National Level Federation and SGFI School Games till now.

He also participated in Australia World Cup 2018 and won a Bronze medal in 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol Shooting. A feast he accomplished at ISSF World Cup held in SUHL Germany by breaking Two world records, one by winning Gold medal in 25m Pistol shooting where he broke 11 years’ World record and by winning another Gold and Bronze medal in Standard Pistol round he smashed the 18 years old world record.

In 28th Shooting Meet in Czech Republic, he broke his own record by winning Two Gold medals in 25m Sports Pistol shooting. He held a record and was crowned unbeatable for next Four Years by winning Two Gold medals in 25m Sports pistol and standard Pistol shooting in ISSF World Championship held in Korea. In recently held Khelo India Youth Games, he won Silver medal. He bagged all these medals in a span of three months only.

YPS has bagged IPSC award for second time in the row. Last year, Chhavi Kohli won this award for winning medals in the Commonwealth and several other International Championships in Fencing.


It always feels proud when our students work hard, face challenges and outshines the rest. Many young stars have glorified the name of the school by winning titles and medals. Many students had participated in various IPSC competitions and won medals. The students who perform best and win gold in IPSC, then qualifies for playing at National level sport. Uday Batra of class 7 P has won Gold in IPSC Lawn tennis competition held in Doon Public School, Dehradun. He has been selected for National game going to held in December. There are many other star players of YPS who will be competing at National levels. We congratulate all of them and wish for their success.


YPS students shine and bring laurels to the school wherever they go. Our student, Garima of class VIII-O got selected for the Nationals post her participation and victory in various shooting tournaments. She has won a Gold(team) medal in the 64th Punjab School State Shooting Championship and a Bronze medal in District School games. She also participated in 38th North Zone Shooting Championship where she was selected for the Nationals.

Three more students participated in the North Zone Shooting Championship held at Dehradun. Keeping up the school’s tradition of winning titles in shooting, Jasnaaz Sidhu of class IX-P has won a Gold and two Silver medals in this tournament. She had also participated in the 64th Punjab State Shooting Championship where she bagged two Gold medals in Individual and team events. She scored outstanding 397 points out of 400, marking herself the highest scorer of the tournament.



24 students participated in 55th All India IPSC Athletic Meet held at PPS, Nabha. Our students performed very well and won several titles and medals.

Amitoj Singh of class XII-Commerce won Gold medals in High, Long and Triple jump and also bagged the award of the Best Athlete (U-19) of the tournament. An another classmate Raazan Singh also won Gold medal in 400M Race.  Arshdeep Sandhu of class XII-Arts won a Bronze medal in High Jump and Prabalpratap Singh of class XI-arts and Hikmat Ghuman of class XII-Arts also got Bronze medals in Hammer throw.

As many as 10 other participants bagged positions in various other athletic events like Discus throw, races, hammer throw and many more. The school was third in the medals tally from amongst 25 schools.

Swimming updates

A team of three swimmers comprising of Aahana Goyal, Uday Singla, Agamteshwar Singh, participated in U-11 Punjab School State Swimming competition held at Amritsar from October 28- 30. All the three young swimmers won gold medals in Freestyle, Breast stroke, Medley relay, Back stroke and Freestyle relay.

Chetanya Singla of class IX-O won a Gold medal at the Punjab State Aquathlon held in Ludhiana. The Aquathlon included 500m of swimming followed by 4 Km long run.

Sky is the limit for these young achievers.


YPS swimmers, once again won a proud moment for the school by winning medals in The Punjab School State Swimming meet held in Sangrur and All India IPSC Swimming competition held at Rajkumar College, Raipur.

In The Punjab School State Swimming meet , a total number of 11 students participated and won medals. They competed in various events like Freestyle, Back stroke, butterfly, individual and medlay relay and many more.

In another swimming competition of ALL India IPSC held at Rajkumar college, Raipur,  total number of 12 students participated and won the medals.


Yadavindra Public School, Patiala U14 Cricket team bagged Runners-up Trophy in All India IPSC Cricket Tournament held in Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. The tournament was held on October 10-14. YPS won Hardliners match against YPS, Mohali to clinch The Third position in the tournament.

A total number of 18 school from all over India participated in All India IPSC U14 Cricket Tournament. In the series of league matches, YPS won all the four league matches against the opponents and remained undefeated and anticipated winners till semi-finals. The fortune did not favour at the semi-finals against MNS Rai, Sonipat. 

There was a hardliner match against YPS, Mohali for runner up position. YPS, Patiala boys batted well to chase 61 runs. They made 62 runs in 10.2 overs with an ease and won the Runner up title of the tournament. YPS won five matches out of total six matches played throughout the tournament.

The team was felicitated by The Director, Maj Gen Sanjiv Varma in the assembly. He congratulated them for their efforts and achievement and wished them luck for the future.


The YPS students have added more feathers in the cap by winning and qualifying national level tournaments. The following are the details:

Inaayat Grewal of class 8 has won silver medal in SGFI (School Games Federation of India) Squash Nationals. She was seeded as number 3 in the tournament. She first participated in the IPSC Girls Squash Tournament and was ranked 3rd in the U14 category. After her scintillating performance she had been selected by IPSC to play in SGFI Nationals.

The IPSC team won The Silver medal.

An another team of IPSC U-17 Boys Hockey team has been selected to play 47th Nehru Junior Boys Hockey Tournament after their victory in the All India IPSC Hockey Tournament, which was hosted by YPS last month. The Nehru Cup tournament will be held in New Delhi on October 25.

“I feel proud that our school has won several accolades. It takes deep dedication and constant hard work to get your work recognised. I congratulate all the staff and students for this achievement”, said Director, Maj Gen Sanjiv Varma.


YPS swimmers made it again. Our students participated in the Patiala School District Level Swimming Championship held at MLKM swimming pool on 22 August. As many as 50 students took part in this swimming competition. Out of which, 15 Gold, 21 Silver and 18 Bronze medals added to the medal tally of the YPS swimmers. The total number of 26 students won medals under different categories like…Freestyle, butterfly, Backstroke and Individual madley in Under 11, 14, 17, and Under 19 swimming championship.


We are proud to announce that our school student Raj Kanwar Sandhu of XI won Gold Medal (Team) and Bronze Medal (I) in 25m Pistol Shooting in Junior World Cup held in SUHL, Germany in June, 2018. Sky is the limit for this promising shooter…..YPS Director, Maj Gen Sanjiv Varma congratulated him and wished him good fortune for his future endeavours


YPS swimmers brought laurels to the schools by winning medals in Sub –Junior and Junior Punjab State Swimming Championships held in Ferozepur and Jalandhar. The following are the winners:

In Sub-Junior Punjab State Swimming Championship:

  1. Shiven Tayal (Gold)
  2. Agamteshwar (Bronze)
  3. Harshwardhan Kakkar (Bronze)
  4. Yuvandeep (Bronze)

In Junior Punjab State Swimming Championship:

  1. Sukoon Shergill (Gold)
  2. Gul Bansal (Gold)
  3. Paramraj Singh (Gold)
  4. Aadil Saluja (Gold)
  5. Chetanya Singla (Gold)
  6. Manreet Kaur (Bronze)


Some more medals added to the medal tally of YPS, Patiala as the students won medals in two different disciplines. To keep their motivation high, as many as 41 students were facilitated in a special morning assembly in the school today.

 Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu of Class XI-Arts participated in Junior World Cup held in Sydney, Australia and bagged Bronze medal in 25m Rapid Fire Shooting Championship.

In another Championship of District level, a batch of 53 students from class VI-XII participated in Patiala District Swimming Championship, of them 40 students got 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions. Another batch of 13 students will be participating in Punjab State Junior Swimming Championship in Jalandhar in month of June.

YPS lays equal emphasis on academic as well as on Co-curricular activities to provide students an edge over others to be a leader in their respective . YPS Director, Maj Gen Sanjiv Varma applauded the hard work and efforts of the winners and presented them the Certificates of appreciation.

SGFI Fencing Championship

YPS fraternity is thrilled to share that Rajbir Juneja of Class 8E participated in the SGFI Fencing Championship held at Don Bosco Academy Nalgonda, Telangana from 9th-13th Jan 2018.

He won the Bronze Medal in individual & team category in U14 Epee event. We wish him all the best for his future endeavors.


61st National Shooting Championship

YPS Patiala proudly shares that Jungsher singh virk of class XI-Arts participated in the 61st National Shooting Championship held at Delhi from 15th Nov to 18th Nov 2017 and won a  bronze medal. We wish him best of luck for his future endeavors.

Fencing Championship

YPS fraternity is thrilled to share that Chhavi Kohli of class XI-Arts participated in the 28th Senior National Fencing Championship held at Solapur, Maharashtra from 23rd- 26th Dec, 2017 and won Gold in Women’s Epee team event.
She also participated in the 25th Junior Nationals (U-20) fencing championship held at Bengaluru from 9-12 January. 2018 and won Gold in Women’s Epee team event and Individual silver medal.
She has qualified for the Cadet & Junior Asian Fencing Championship to be held in Dubai, next month in both the age categories. We wish her all the best for her future endeavors.


63rd National School Games

YPS Patiala proudly shares that the following swimmers participated in the 63rd National School Games Swimming which were held at Delhi from 25th November 2017 to 29th November 2017.

  1. Aayushi Saluja XII-Sci
  2. Gul Bansal IX-P
  3. Sukoon Shergill IX-N
  4. Aadil Saluja IX-N
  5. Anisha Bajaj IX-E
  6. Chetanya Singla VIII-O

YPS fraternity wishes them all the best for their future endeavors.

Badminton Tournament

Shikhar Ralhan, VIP, was declared the runner-up in the under-13 doubles category and secured the 3rd position in the under-13 singles’ event in the Punjab State Sub Junior Ranking Tournament in Badminton and the Punjab State Sub Junior Championship.


IPSC Shooting Championship

The School Shooting Team participated in the All India IPSC Shooting Championship held at Indore has and won the following medals –

  1. Rajkanwar Sandhu, X-Gold medal in Air Pistol and Bronze medal in Air Pistol ( team event )
  2. Gurnoor Beniwal, XI- Silver medal in Air Rifle

Sahibjeet Singh and Sartaj Singh also participated and performed well in the event.

YPS fraternity wishes them the best for their future endeavors.

Swimming Tournament

Keeping alive their dreams, the following students won the following medals and positions in the Punjab School State Swimming Championship held at Jalandhar last month.

  1. Aayushi Saluja , XII Science – 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal
  2. Gurfateh Kaleka, XII Arts – 1 bronze medal
  3. Sukoon Shergill , IXN – 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal
  4. Gul Bansal , IXP – 4 gold and 1 silver medal
  5. Anisha Bajaj, IXE- 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal
  6. Aadil Saluja , IXN – 1 bronze medal
  7. Chaitanya Singla, VIIIO- 3 gold and 1 silver and 1 bronze medal
  8. Manreet Kaur, VIIP – 1 bronze medal


Minime Thailand Fencing Federation Series

"You create your luck by working towards it" This adage holds true for YPS student  Chhavi Kohli, XI Arts who participated in the 2nd Minime Thailand Fencing Federation Series held at Bangkok, Thailand , and won a gold medal ( individual ) in the Women’s Epee ( U-17 ) event for the second consecutive time .
Chhavi also participated in the Fencing FIE World Cup ( U-20) held in Bharain .She reached the quarter final level  where she lost to a contestant from Egypt. She is the first Indian to reach this level in the World Cup and her World ranking now stands at a glorious 8.
YPS fraternity wishes you the best and may you soar higher to create your luck by working harder in all your future endeavours.

52nd Punjab State Shooting Championship

YPS Patiala proudly shares that Naunihal of Class VI-P has bagged a silver medal in the 52nd Punjab State Shooting Championship. YPS fraternity wishes him all the best for his future endeavors.

Taekwondo Championship

YPS fraternity is thrilled to share that Kunwardeep Singh of Class XI Commerce, participated in the first Punjab Taekwondo Cup held at Patiala from 29th-30th July,2017 and won a Bronze medal in Junior Category.
        He also participated in Open Indo Nepal International Taekwondo Championship held at Rangshala Stadium,Nepal from 17th-19th June,2017 and bagged a Gold medal in Junior Category (i.e. 60kg).

Patiala District Badminton Championship

 Shikhar of Class VI-P has added another feather in the cap of laurels by creating history and becoming the first recipient of two titles in Patiala District Badminton Championship in two age categories i.e. U-13 & U-15. He was awarded by the Director, Sports Punjab, Mrs. Amrit Gill. We wish him best of luck for his future endeavors.

Open Indo Nepal International Taekwondo Championship

YPS Patiala proudly shares that Aagman Singh Johal of Class VI-P has brought laurels  to the school by representing Punjab (India) in Open Indo Nepal International Taekwondo Championship 2017, in the weight category over 32 kg. The event was held from 17th June -19th June 2017 at Rangshala Stadium, Pokhara, Nepal & won bronze medal.

He also bagged a bronze medal in Punjab Taekwondo Cup, 2017 held by Sports & Welfare Youth Club at Government Polytechnic College for Girls, Patiala on 29th July -30th July 2017,  in the category under 41 kg. YPS fraternity wishes him all the best for his future endeavors.


Aamer Ajit Singh Kohli , IVE, has added another feather in the cap of Yadavindra Public School, Patiala by winning a bronze medal in the Chuncheon Korea Open International  Tae-kwon –do  Championship  ( Sub-Junior category)  held in  Korea from July 2-July 7.


The School Hockey  team participated in and were adjudged runners-up in the  IPSC Hockey Boys U-19 tournament held from July -14 –July 16 at PPS Nabha .Harmanjeet Brar of class XII was declared the Best Forward of the tournament.