A Badminton and Volleyball tournament was organised and sponsored by Saraswati Online.Com in the Jinan University campus on 16th and 17th of February 2016 for all the Batch students of MBBS who have stayed back in the university campus for the holidays. The students who have participated were from all the batches and the tournament was coordinated by overseas student coordinator Ms. Divyashree.
On 16th February, everyone assembled in the university’s gymnasium at 10am.The Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles matches began simultaneously. Since, there was small number of contenders in Women’s Singles Supriya Singh of MBBS 2015 was soon adjudged the winner. The Men’s Singles took place till the semi-finals and then the Men’s Doubles started. With a small lunch break the Men’s Doubles too ended at the semi finals and the day was concluded.
On 17th February everyone assembled at the volleyball court at 10 am and the volleyball matches started. A total of three teams participated and the matches took place in full swing. Each match was more interesting than the previous one and finally team under the Captaincy of Rajkumar Palani from 2014 batch which also had students from 2015 batch, became the winner.
Volleyball matches went on till the afternoon and after the lunch break Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles were resumed for the finals at the gymnasium. It was a great show of skill and training and Viswanathan Tharani Balan of MBBS 2013, a state level player left everyone awestruck. He was the winner of Men’s Singles and also, Men’s Doubles along with his partner Satya Prakash Singh of MBBS 2011.
At the end Trophies were given to the winners and certificates were handed to all the participants by Ms. Divya and the senior most Batch Students. This was followed by a Concluding speech by Ms. Divya encouraging everyone who participated and thanking for making it a success.
All-In-All The whole tournament was super fun and very tiring too. It was a great platform for making new friends, a platform for some to learn new skills and others to enhance their skills.