Category: Inter-IIT

Citius, Altius, Fortius…

Citius, Altius, Fortius…

The preparations are on in full swing for the 48th Inter IIT Sports Meet to be held in Roorkee. The Kharagpur contingent has just about a month’s time left to improve its rather dismal performance in recent years, where Madras and Bombay have stolen all the limelight. TSA caught up with the coaches and captains of various sports to know […]

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The One With The Hat-trick

The One With The Hat-trick

It was sometime late November last year. The author can be sure of the time because, one, the end-semesters were creeping up close and two, it was cold. Really cold. Cold enough to make you think twice before taking in every breath. He had sneaked in a quick break and headed out for a warm cup of tea, and chanced […]

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Inter-IIT Aquatics – A roundup

14 distinct events; a medal haul of 13 Golds, 2 Silvers, and 2 Bronze. Such was the dominance of the host’s Aquatics contingent at the recently concluded Inter-IIT Aquatics Meet 2011. The stellar performance was lead by none other then KGP’s own Torpedo, Chirag Fialoke who finished first in all his races. KGP missed out on a clean sweep in […]

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In the Water : Another Gold in the Offing?

IIT Kharagpur’s Inter-IIT Aquatics team, which finished first, and the silver-winning Water Polo team gave supporters cause to cheer at last year’s inter-IIT sports meet. With the tournament scheduled from October 2-5 in home waters this time round, we enquired about the team’s preparation. Mr. Ritesh Gucchait, the coach responsible for orchestrating a turnaround in Water Polo fortunes last year, is […]

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Inter-IIT Results

The 46th Inter-IIT Sports Championship ended in bitter disappointment for KGP with the Men’s contingent finishing a lowly sixth, with an overall gold in Athletics being the only medal to show for their effort. The Women’s contingent fared a bit better finishing overall fourth, two better than last year. The members of the Table Tennis and Badminton teams were the […]

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KGP Shines at Inter IIT Aquatics Meet

The Inter IIT Aquatics, held at Roorkee this year, was a successful one for the KGP contingent. The team won top honours in the Aquatics events and finished runners-up to IIT Kanpur in the water polo event. The water polo team that had failed to qualify for the knock-out rounds last year had only two new faces in the team, […]

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Inter IIT Aquatics Meet 2010

The results of the ongoing Inter IIT Aquatics Events in Roorkee..

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Inter IIT 2011- Opening Ceremony

The Organizing Committee of the 47th Inter-IIT Sports Meet coordially invite all to the opening ceremoney of the 47th Inter-IIT Sports Meet (Aquatic) to be held on 2nd October, 2011  at 7.30 AM at the Swimming Pool. Mr. Prasanta Karmakar, Arjuna Awardee, 2011. has kindly consented to be the chief guest. Director will preside over the function. All are also […]

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The Inter IIT Energy Saving Championship

The Inter IIT Energy Saving Championship

Techfest, the annual Science & Technology festival of IIT Bombay is organizing the first Inter IIT Energy Saving Championship this year. Initiated to make people compete for the cause of energy conservation, the focus will be to encourage youth to take up responsibilities for the society. Five IITs- Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur and Madras are competing. The basis would be […]

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At the silt: Inter IIT Sports Meet 2009

Kharagpur let down as the contingent finishes 6th   “Come up with a challenge that requires high levels of organization, strict discipline, sophisticated equipment, systematic training and elastic budgets, and Indians quail. This remains as true inside the Olympics stadium as outside it” – Shashi Tharoor “I do not remember what Mr Sokolnikov said in his book of applied mechanics […]

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