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DAV College, Chandigarh
DAV College at Panjab University Inter College Championships
DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh created history by claiming overall trophy of Panjab University Sports Meet (both men and women categories) for the session 2019-20. The college won two most prestigious trophies of Panjab University (PU) for general excellence in sports, Sir Shadi Lal Championship Shield (for men) and PL Bains Trophy (for women).
The college since its inception has created a legacy in sports by giving out a remarkable performance in the field of sports. The college has won the prestigious Panjab University General efficiency trophy consecutively 37 years in a row by surmounting Sir Shadi Lal Annual Sports Trophy. Contributing continuously in the dynamic and intense venture of sports, the college has nurtured and produced numbers of elite and world-class sports stars who became the pride of Indian sports glory over time; such sports icons are Cricketer Padmashri Kapil Dev, Athlete Padmashri Neeraj Chpora, Cricketer Sh. Yograj Singh, Yuvraj Singh (Arjuna Awardee), Dinesh Mongia, Star Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra (Arjuna Awardee), Ace Shooter Anjum Mudgil (Arjuna Awardee), Football goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh (Arjuna Awardee) and many others. The elegance of the college achievements in varied forms/events of sports is based on the strong foundation and commitments of the college towards its students for giving them supporting and encouraging ambiance which is enriched with excellent annual sports policy, virtues of efficient faculty members, and availability of splendid sports infrastructure within the college premises.
Concerning the sports infrastructure, the college is the first and the only institute in the tri-city that has infrastructure at par with the international standard sports facilities.
Handball court which is the first of its kind in north India, a lush green cricket ground as per International standards. with a maintained pitch and net practice area. College has also Athletics track and baseball court in the college ground.
Other outdoor facilities include a cinder Volleyball court with floodlights, Basketball court with flood lights and a Kho-Kho clay court. Apart from outdoor facilities college has infrastructure for various indoor
sports as well which includes a multipurpose gymnasium hall having two international standard synthetic badminton courts, a fully equipped indoor shooting range for 10-meter air pistol event with electronic Targets.
The college Gymnasium also has facilities for martial arts such as Taekwondo, Wushu, Karate and Pencak Silat, etc. practice. The college has the facility of a Sauna bath and a mini gym for students. Such sports facilities are making college campus more beneficial for sportspersons to train hard to achieve excellence in sports.
Our Sports Legends
Kapil Dev Arjuna Award Padma Shri Wisden Cricketer of the Year Padma Bhushan Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century
Neeraj Chopra Arjuna Award Vishisht Seva Medal Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award Param Vishisht Seva Medal Padma Shri
Sarkar Talwar Dronacharya Award
Yuvraj Singh Arjuna Award Padma Shri
Shiv Singh Dronacharya Award
Jeev Milkha Singh Arjuna Award Padma Shri
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Arjuna Award
Gurjant Singh Arjuna Award
Anjum Moudgil Arjuna Award
Kumar Nishad Arjuna Award
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