NIT Tiruchirappalli won the overall winner of the tournament in All India Inter NIT Sports meet 2019 – Valedictory Function

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Inter-NIT is the annual sports fiesta where participants from NITs all  
over India come together to compete in a variety of exhilarating  
sports. Different sports were held in different NITs, usually two to  
three in a single campus. This time, NIT Tiruchirappalli was the proud  
host of three of these games, basketball, volleyball and cricket.

Out of the 31 existing NITs, participants from 24 of them were  
participated in the tournament. NITs from the corners of India, like  
Srinagar, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Rourkela,  
Nagpur,Surathkal,Calicut, Mizoram, Jalandhar etc., were participated  
in this extravaganza. Over a span of four days, the 20th of February  
to the 23rd, 2019, students were competing in the three sports to  
achieve victory for their respective colleges and attain the title of  
‘champions’.

During the valedictory function held today

Dr.Samson Mathew, Dean (Students Welfare) welcomed the gathering and  
appreciated the efforts of various committees in organizing this  
sports meet successfully at our institute.

Shri.A.Myilvaganan IPS, Deputy Commissioner of Police, C&T,  
Tiruchirappalli congratulated the overall winner of the tournament  
NIT, Tiruchirappalli for their efforts. He also appreciated the  
various teams for their active participation in the tournament. He  
also said renowned Engineers from NIT system had shown their  
achievements in sports and this would be the future combination for  
every individuals. Moreover institute like IIT and NITs organizing the  
sports events is really appreciable. He enjoyed seeing final matches.

Around 1400 players participated in more than 200 match league and  
knockout tournaments in basketball, volleyball and cricket. Dr  
Rajendra Kumar, Physical Director, NIT, Tiruchirappalli informed that  
we had best officials and thanked all the participants came across the  
country.

Dr. Shivram,NIT observer said the overall hospitality, facilities  
provided by the institute and role of students volunteers were  
excellent. Moreover he appreciated the excellent coordination rendered  
by Dr.Samson Mathew, Dean (Students Welfare) for organizing this meet.

Mr Lalit, Student coordinator, NIT, Tiruchirappalli thanked the entire  
administration team.

Overall results:

Cricket: NIT Tiruchirappalli won the match – NIT Surathkal scored  
136/5 in 20 overs and NIT Tiruchirappalli scored 139/6 in 18.4 overs.

Volley ball: NIT Tiruchirappalli Women Won the match against Jalandhar  
by 2-0 sets.
                NIT Tiruchirappalli Men Won the match against Nagpur  
by 3-0 sets.

Basketball: NIT Tiruchirappalli Men won the match against Surathkal by 69-48 shoots.
               NIT Calicut Women won the match against Jalandhar 38-26 shoots

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