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.
CROSS COUNTRY RUN….III
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.
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.
YPS SHOOTER SETS A NEW NATIONAL RECORD
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.
YPS SHUTTLER WON STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, SELECTED FOR NATIONALS
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.
PLAYERS SELECTED FOR STATE TEAM
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.