Gold Medalist Geeta Phogat graces ‘Elpro Sports Fest 2.0’
Freestyle wrestler and Gold medalist Geeta Phogat met several sports enthusiasts of all ages at Elpro International School’s annual sports event called ‘Elpro Sports Fest 2.0’ on 1st December 2022. The Sports festival that started from 23rd November, saw thousands of participants indulging and competing in sporting activities like Cricket, Football, Basketball, Throwball, Volleyball, Archery, Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis, Kho-Kho, Tug of war and Long Jump.
Geeta Phogat was welcomed with a loud cheer from students present at the event. She later interacted with the participants, spoke about her journey and how she went on to win various competitive games. It was refreshing to see so many children look up to her and ask questions to one of the strongest and determined sportspersons our country boasts of.
Speaking at the event Dr Amrita Vohra – Director Principal, Elpro International School, shared, “Sport is undeniably a very male-dominated area, especially the key sports which attract the highest fan following. So it is very important that our young kids meet and interact with more sports women as well. We are deeply humbled and honored to have Geeta Phogat grace the Elpro Sports Fest 2.0. Students were extremely excited to see her, hear her talk and share some fun experiences from her younger days in the field of sports. Our aim through Elpro Sports Fest 2.0 is to speak to the youth, to teach all values of teamwork, self-reliance and resilience. Having renowned sportsmen and women who have achieved many accolades and medals in their sporting journey only helps us reinforce the same aims and ambitions in our kids.”
Elpro Sports Fest 2.0 will have its Grand Finale on the 3rd of December. The sports event has showcased a fair amount of competition and given the participants many moments to cherish. Equipped with latest innovations and technology, expansive playing fields, beautiful green gardens, the school has grown from strength to strength with an efficient team and a dedicated faculty. The school has an infrastructure conforming to global standards where academics are beautifully complimented with opportunities for sports, art, dance and music.
Elpro International School strives to provide opportunities of global exposure to their students in academic and co-curricular sectors. For more than a decade, they have developed an unmatched reputation for creating the best institution which parents have trusted, to help their children develop academic excellence, exemplary character and a lifelong passion for learning.