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League of Legends – A Virtual Sports Event saw Overwhelming response from CGC Jhanjeri Students

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 30, 2021 08:31 AM

MOHALI: League of Legends a Virtual Sports Event-Refuse to Loose was organized by the CGC Fit Connect, I Social Club under the aegis of Department of Student Welfare, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri giving students the opportunity to showcase their sporting talent in various athletic events including Jumping Jacks, Squats, Skipping, Push-ups, High Knees, Single Leg Stand. At the conclusion of the event, students were appreciated of their efforts and awarded numerous gift vouchers including e-vouchers from Amazon.

The scenario is of global COVID-19 lockdown and students are missing much of the action they must have had that is associated with regular college. The motive was to keep students active and check out their fitness level by asking them to perform various physical activities. Achieving the task was no easy feat for example, 80 jumping jacks were required to be performed in a time span of 1 minute, likewise, in one minute duration students were asked to perform 50 squats, 80 skipping, 40 push-ups, and 60 high knees. Single leg stand task had no time limit and the one who did it for the maximum duration was adjudged as the winner.

The response from CGCians was highly overwhelming not just in the number of entries received for each event but also for the enthusiasm and zeal with which students performed. Every participant is a winner in the true sense, as it goes on to show these students have maintained upbeat mood and keeping themselves motivated in this lockdown. This is not the first time such event have been organized by CGC Jhanjeri as it continuously comes out with new ideas to keep its students engaged and spend their time productively.

Speaking about the event, S. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal stated, “It is highly pleasing to see so many students are maintaining a healthy lifestyle even in this time of coronavirus lockdown. CGC Jhanjeri always encourages its students to excel not only academically but maintain physical fitness and agility at all times.”

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