ISC organises first ever open Yoga Championship

 23 May 2017 - 10:29

ISC organises first ever open Yoga Championship

The Peninsula

Indian Sports Centre (ISC) organised first ever open Yoga Championship for Indian community on Saturday for Under-14 & Under-19 Boys and Girls categories, at Olive International School. The main sponsor of the event was Apparel Group.

More than 210 children’s participated in the Yoga Championship and over 300 people attended the 5-hour championship, including parents, teachers of various schools, community leaders, yoga lovers and elite panel of professional judges.

Captain Ravi Kumar, Defence attaché at Embassy of India and the Coordinating officer of ISC, was the chief guest.

Ruth Norfolk, the wife of Canadian Ambassador to Qatar, was Guest of Honor. She was also among the panel of judges. Other dignitaries present in the yoga championship were ISC President Nilangshu Dey; Hassan Chougule, Chairman, Operations & Public relation; MSBukhari, Chairman, Corporate & Business Development; Mohd Habibun Nabi, General Secretary ISC; Devis Edakulathur, President of ICBF; Sunil Thakkar, GM of Apparel Group; Nisha Agarwal, ISC-Head of Yoga; Ravi Shankar, ISC-Head of Finance. Principals of Olive International School and Birla Public School were also present. M S Bukhari inaugurated the championship and Mohd Habibun Nabi thanked all participants.

ISC also thanked all the sponsors; Title sponsor Apparel Group and other support sponsors such as Qbake, Dandy, Khazana and Olympic sports. ISC also extended special thanks to Olive International School for the venue.

The winners and Runners up in each category were:

U-14 Boys: Winner, Habeeshan, 1st Runner-up, Navin, 2nd Runner-up Bhuvan, Consolation prize Christiano & Darshan.

U-14 Girls: Winner Samyukta, 1st Runner-up Shreyee, 2nd Runner-up Padala, consolation Riya & Maria.

U-19: Winner – Abhay, 1st Runner-up Srobona, 2nd Runner-up Akram Mohd.