Inter AECS Table Tennis Tournament 2022
Physical Education is an integral part of the education system. It helps in the attainment of the ultimate aim of education i.e. the achievement of holistic development. Sports play a vital role in the student’s life. The sports develop discipline, the spirit of sportsmanship and inculcates the qualities of team spirit and leadership among the students.
Atomic Energy Central School, Kakrapar, was bestowed with the responsibility to conduct the All India Inter AECS Table Tennis Tournament in 2022 for U-14 boys and girls.
The much-awaited sports Meet was hosted from 15th to 17th December 2022.The celebrations were held with great pomp to suit the occasion.
18 AEC Schools participated in the tournament. 134 students and 30 escort teachers (including the host school) took part in this event.
In the inaugural ceremony on December 15th, Shri Sunil Kumar Roy, Site Director, Kakarpar Gujarat Site, and the Chief Guest of the function wished the event all success.
More than 100 games were held in 3 days in 7 categories: boys and girls singles, boys and girls team, boys and girls doubles, and mixed doubles.
The participating players were encouraged and cheered throughout the matches. The students showcased a great sense of discipline and mastery of skill achieved through months of hard work. The spirit of sportsmanship was in the air. The atmosphere of the event was one of festivity and jubilance.
The International Umpire and Player, Shri B S Vaghela, and his team of 10 officiating referees from the Gujarat State Table Tennis Federation conducted the matches without any dispute.
A campfire was arranged on December 16th. The Chief Guest of the closing ceremony on December 17th, Professor (Dr.) P. Christopher Selvin, Registrar, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai, in his presidential address, told the students about the origin of table tennis and the importance of games and sports. The culmination of the event witnessed loud cheers during the prize distribution ceremony. The evening ended on a high note with a look of accomplishment and pride on the faces of the students.
Here are glimpses of the events...