IIT Bombay wins 52nd Inter-IIT sports meet

IIT Bombay clinched the General championship at the 52nd edition of the Inter-IIT sports meet which concluded here on Saturday. IIT Madras and IIT Kanpur completed the podium.

The 52nd edition of the Inter-IIT sports meet was held at IIT Madras from December 15-23.   -  Twitter @IITMadras

IIT Bombay clinched the General championship at the 52nd edition of the Inter-IIT sports meet which concluded here on Saturday. IIT Madras and IIT Kanpur completed the podium.

In the men’s category, IIT Bombay, Kanpur and Madras held the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. The women’s championship trophy was won by IIT Madras for the second time in a row, followed by IIT Bombay winning the runner-up trophy and IIT Delhi taking back home the 2nd runner-up.

The IIT Madras Hockey team secured the second position with silver medals. Athletes from IIT Roorkee, Bombay, Delhi, etc. broke records every day and set a higher benchmark.

During the Meet this year plenty of records were made and broken:

1. Shubham Yadav of IIT Delhi broke the previous meet record in high jump of 1.82 mts. by a margin of 8 cm- that is 190 cm.

2. Karunya Bhaskar of IIT Bombay, new meet record of high jump at 1.41 mts.

3. Dileep Pudi of IIT Delhi set a new record for 800 m running at 1.56 minutes. He also holds the records for 100m, 200m and 400m.

4. Pawan Dhahiya of IIT Bombay, covered 200 mts in 22.0 seconds. (Men) and 100 mts in 10.8 seconds. (Men)

5. Aman Pal of IIT Roorkee set a new record for Hammer throw men by touching 45.9 mts.

6. Trishna K Chengappa of IIT Roorkee creates an unrivalled record of 13.4 seconds for 100 m (Women).