The department of physical education and sports organized inter department sports festival and winners were awarded in a ceremony held at PES Cricket Stadium on April 23. Pro-Chancellor, Prof D Jawahar released the third edition of the PES sports magazine on the occasion.
PES men’s basket ball team emerged winners in the 2K18 CUP. The competition was organized by PESIT-BSC.
Keerthana received the prestigious Eklavya award for her outstanding performance in Rowing competitions. The national rowing champion is a proud recipient of an impressive trophy from Karnataka state Youth Empowerment and Sports Department and a cash prize of Rs two lakhs. Keerthana is a student of fourth semester of Computer Science and Engineering program.
PES University students secured first place in men’s Badminton and men’s Chess events at Kreedothsava 18 organized by BMSCE on March 9-10 2018. They secured first place in men’s football, second place in women’s tennis and men’s basketball and third place in men’s chess events at Revels-18 organized by MIT, Manipal University from March 7 to 11, 2018.
The second edition of the tournament which is becoming popular saw participation of thirty engineering colleges from across Karnataka and University of Colombo. The cricket and badminton event organized by PES University was held from Jan 19 to 23, 2018.
Budding cricketers in PES University were all excited at the inauguration of the PES Cricket Ground. INFINI 2017, the annual international sports fest of PES also got underway on the same day, 11th October. Dr. M. R. Doreswamy, Chancellor and Dr. K.N.B Murthy, Vice Chancellor graced the occasions. The 3-day fest saw participation of forty colleges including university of Colombo and University of Moratuwa from Sri Lanka. The games at Infini 2017 include cricket, Futsal, basket-ball, throw-ball, badminton and pro-Kabaddi.
PES University clashed with University of Colombo in Masterminds’ International Cricket Tournament 2017 and was declared Runner-up. The tournament is the first of its kind T20 cricket league at University level. Mithun M Bhat, student of MBA program, was declared Best batsman.
Our chess team won third place at the South Zone chess competition held at Anna University. The chess wizards are Pavan Shiralagi, Naren Kumar, Akshay Bharatwaj, Anantharam, Yashskara, students of engineering program. The team will be representing PES University at the all India university games to be held at Bhopal.
Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports by Department of Physical Education & Sports. The awardees received their awards from Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-Chancellor and Dr. KNB Murthy, Vice Chancellor.
PES University participated in inter collegiate basketball tournament at REVAMP ’17 to finish as the undisputed champions. In the opening game, the team took on CMRIT and scored a comfortable 40-16 win. In the next round, encountering relatively taller Acharya IT players and after a closely contested first half, the team went on a scoring run to win the game 49-24.