CMA Sports Meet 2023
Avinashilingam & KCT
CMA launched its Sports Meet under the aegis of Mr Seetharam, Chairperson of CMA Sports Committee. An inter-student-chapter sports
meet was conducted on the 9th and 10th February at KCT
Business School and Avinashilingam University respectively. The main motive of
this initiative was to encourage fellowship and camaraderie among students of
different institutions, as well as to inculcate leadership and management
skills by making students participate in games and sports.
This maiden attempt was a
thumping success, with enthusiastic participation by student chapters. KCT
Business School hosted three events - Cricket, Carrom Board, and Chess. Cricket was conducted in a 6-over per side
format as a league-cum-knockout event. 6 teams representing 4 institutions
participated. All the matches were exciting, and most of them were closely
fought. The players exhibited a lot of skill and sportsmanship. The hosts, KCT
Business School Team B, lifted the first title, along with the CMA-CR
Swaminathan Rolling Trophy. DJ Academy for Managerial Excellence was
runners-up. Kamalesh S of KCTBS was adjudged the Best Batsman, and Dharun of DJ
Academy was the Best Bowler. The referee team consisting of Mr. Naveen, Mr.
Dhaya, Mr. Sanjay, and
Mr. Steffin, officiated the matches in a highly professional manner.
The chess event also drew a good
response. 32 players representing 6 institutions took part enthusiastically.
The games were played over 5 rounds in the 25-minute format, with placements
being decided based on the total points secured by each player. The event was
ably supervised by the arbiter Mr. Siva. The title was won by Vivek Arumugam of
PSGIM, followed by Reshap G of KCT Business School and Mugilan VP of SREC.
Prizes were awarded to the first 8 places.
The Carrom Board event evinced a
similar response. A total of 32 players representing 6 institutions
participated. Mr. Jose and Mr. Sharath Kumar, the Chief Arbiters, conducted the
event over 16 matches as a mixed event, with the team scoring the highest
points out of 3 matches moving to the next round. The semi-finals and finals
were played over best-of-three boards, without time limit. The top three pairs
were Manoj V and Prasath M of KCT Business School, followed by Yuvraj M and
Ganesh R from DJ Academy, and Jeswanth R and Hariharan S from SREC.
On the second day, Avinashilingam
University hosted the Throwball event for girls. A total of 4 teams, consisting
of 48 players, participated in the event conducted in the round-robin-league
format. In closely contested matches, KCT Business School lifted the title,
followed by Avinashilingam University as runners-up. The matches were
professionally conducted by
Dr. Nandhini, with the assistance of 4 referees from Avinashilingam Institute of Physical Education.
Individual trophies and
Certificates of Merit were given away to all winners, and Certificates of
Participation were given to participants who did not win prizes, during the
Student Management Day event held on the 17th of February at DJ