In the State-level Nursing Inter-Collegiate Sports Meet-2017 held recently at Saravanampatti in Coimbatore, the host KG College of Nursing has bagged three prizes.
The KG College team has emerged a winner in the Throw ball event. Its nursing students Ms G.Gokilavani and R.Indhu have become the Runners-up in Tennikoit, while Ms M.Nithya has garnered Third Prize in Discus Throw.
In the two-day meet held under the aegis of The Tamil Nadu M.G.R. Medical University, nearly 1,400 sportspersons, both men and women, from 51 nursing colleges across Tamil Nadu participated. They were also accompanied by teachers/physical education teachers from the respective colleges.
Women sportspersons competed for the trophies in 11 events such as 100 mts, 200 mts, 400 mts, Relay 4×100 mts, Discus throw, Shot put, Long jump, Carrom, Chess, Tennikoit and Throw ball.
The events under the Men category included 100 mts, 200 mts, 400 mts, Relay 4×100 mts, 1500 mts, Discus throw, Shot put, Long jump, Javelin throw, Volleyball and Basketball.
Thanks to the excellent arrangements made by the KG College management, including Mr R.Prabhukumar, CEO (HR & Quality), Mrs Vaijayanthi, CEO (Nursing) and Mrs Sonia Das, Principal, the events were conducted in a clockwork precision.
Dr G.Bakthavathsalam, Chairman, KG Hospital and Post Graduate Institute, appreciated the sportsmanship of the athletes and congratulated the winners. He wished all the sportspersons success in their career and in future sports meets.
The participants and their teachers paid glowing tributes to the host KG College of Nursing for the wonderful arrangements.