National Sports Day 2021
Good players, inspire themselves, great players, inspire others’
National Sports Day was celebrated on 28th August at Gajera International School, Utran both online and offline mode. Students of grade 1 to 8 celebrated the sports day virtually and students for grade 9 and 10 celebrated sports day on offline mode by playing various sports games such as Long Jump, Volleyball, Tug of War etc.
The birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, an Indian field hockey player is celebrated and his contributions to sport are remembered on this day. In India’s rich sporting history, the exemplary figure of Dhyan Chand Singh clearly cuts out a mark for himself. Born in the city of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 29th August 1905, Singh was regarded as a prodigy in the field of hockey. During his years as a professional hockey player, Singh won the Olympic gold medal on three occasions- 1928, 1932, and 1936, cementing his position in the pages of history. The above-mentioned information was shared with students to impress upon them the significance of the day.
The celebration highlighted the overall importance of sports and nudged Students in realizing the necessity of sporting activities in maintaining a healthy and fit body. The spirit of healthy competition was encouraged through the various sports activities organized for students of upper primary and Secondary.