Future Kid’s School shine in SFA Football, Vignan Vidyalaya sparkle in swimming

(L-R) Charles Finney Yenumula, Hanuman Mattupalli and Duansh Sharma pose with their medals after winning the Under-16 100 mts Backstroke event at Sports For All, Hyderabad.
Future Kid’s School scored a grand double, winning the Boys’ as well as the Girls’ Under-14 football championship in the Sports For All, Hyderabad, powered by Byju’s, here at the Gachibowli Stadium on Sunday.
Taking on the A team of Phoenix Greens International School in the final, the Future Kids’ Kanha and Ricki scored a goal apiece to score a 2-1 win and take the gold medal. For Pheonix, Archit put one in that salvaged a silver for them. The bronze medal went to Oakridge International after they eked out a 1-0 win over Glendale Academy.
In the Girls’ Under-14 final, Akshaya Rajendra scored the lone goal of the match to help Future Kid’s beat Euro Kids 1-0 and secure the gold medal. Sunflower Vedic School beat Rockwell International School 1-0 in the third place play-off to win the bronze medal.
In the Under-16 Boys’ 100 mts Backstroke swimming competition, Hanuman Mattupalli of Vignan Vidyalaya ( Nizampet ) came up with a stellar performance to clock a time of  1:12.82 mins to win the gold medal. Charles Finney Yenumula of Vikas The Concept School (Bachupally) won the silver followed by Duansh Sharma of Delhi Public School, Khajaguda.
 
U-16 Girls’ 100 mts Backstroke, Kashyapi Galvankar of Johnson Grammar School proved to be the fastest swimmer, finishing the course in just 1:26.00 mins to take home the gold. Raj Lakshmi Gogulapatti of Om Vidyalayam took the silver while Samveda Tallapally of Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri) got the bronze.
Sesidhar Reddy Karumuru of Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri) posted a time of 1:20.66 mins to win the U-14 Boys’ 100 mts backstroke event. Arjun Kandoi of Taraporewallas Montessori & High School (Banjara Hills) won the silver while Singaram Vaidhyanathan Balaji of Glendale Academy (Sun City) grabbed the bronze.
 
U-14 Girls’ 100 mts Backstroke, the gold medal went to Vritti Agarwal of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Atmakuri Rama Rao School (Jubilee Hills) after she finished with a time of 1:22.72 mins. The silver and bronze went to Kanika Gupta of Little Flower High School and Praharshita Peddi of Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya respectively.
In the badminton Under-17 Boys’ category, Pranav Samala of CSIR-IICT ZM High School and Venkata K. Abhishek of Suchitra Academy cruised their way into the semifinals. Pranav scored a comprehensive 21-14 victory over Hrut Rajesh Shah of The Future Kid’s (Kokapet) while Venkata registered an emphatic victory of Aditya Tiwari of Kendriya Vidyalaya 21-12.
In the Volleyball U-16 Boys’ event, Glendala Academy got the better of Vignan Vidyalaya 2-0 (25-20, 25-20) to advance into round 2, while Cornerstone School also cruised into the second round with a 2-0  (25-15, 25-18) over St. Francis de Sales High School.
 
Earlier in the day, Balamitra Foundation, an NGO for children organised a 5k run called the ‘Run For A Better Future 2019’ on the sidelines of SFA at Gachibowli. Theobjective of the run was to raise funds to create menstrual hygiene kits for girls studying in the Zilla Parishad High School in Billalavalasa village. This run was organised by a group of 6 students under the guidance of Balamitra Trustees. This core group was supported by 30 volunteer students who represented various schools in Hyderabad. Sports For All sponsored the event and it had more than 200 participants representing from more than 15 schools in Hyderabad.
 
Key Results:
 
Football
 
U14 Boys’ Finals
The Future Kid’s School beat Phoenix Greens International School (A) 2-1
U14 Boys’ 3rd Place
Oakridge International School beat Glendale Academy 1-0
 
U14 Girls’ Final
The Future Kid’s School beat Euro School 1-0
U14 Girls’ 3rd Place
Sunflower Vedic School beat Rockwell International School 1-0
 
Swimming
 
U-12 Boys’ 50 mts Backstroke
Gold- Goutham Shashi Vardhan Baggu- SR Digi School ( Secunderabad )- 0:38:94
Silver- Stash Joseph Edakkolathur- Kennedy High – The Global School (Bachupally)- 0:39:46
Bronze- Harshith Suresh Kumar- Johnson Grammar School CBSE- 0:40:18
 
U-12 Girls’ 50 mts Backstroke
Gold- Rajsri Laasya Gogulapaati- OM Vidyalayam- 0:41:84
Silver- Aditi Nadella- Orchids International School- 0:43:06
Bronze- Geethika Bhimaraju- Delhi Public School- 0:43:38
 
U-14 Boys’ 100 mts backstroke
Gold- Sesidhar Reddy Karumuru- Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri)- 1:20:66
Silver- Arjun Kandoi- Taraporewallas Montessori & High School (Banjara Hills)- 1:26:40
Bronze- Singaram Vaidhyanathan Balaji- Glendale Academy (Sun City)- 1:29:26
 
U-14 Girls’ 100 mts Backstroke- 
Gold- Vritti Agarwal- Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Atmakuri Rama Rao School (Jubilee Hills)- 1:22:72
Silver- Karnika Gupta- Little Flower High School- 1:30:55
Bronze- Praharshita Peddi- Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri)- 1:38:13
 
U-16 Boys’ 100 mts Backstroke
Gold- Hanuman Mattupalli- Vignan Vidyalaya ( Nizampet )- 1:12:82
Silver- Charles Finney Yenumula- Vikas The Concept School (Bachupally)- 1:13:26
Bronze- Duansh Sharma- Delhi Public School, Khajaguda- 1:13:75
 
U-16 Girls’ 100 mts Backstroke
Gold- Kashyapi Galvankar- Johnson Grammar School- 1:26:00
Silver- Raj Lakshmi Gogulapatti- OM Vidyalayam- 1:31:26
Bronze- Samveda Tallapally- Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri)- 2:06:61
 
Badminton
 
U-17 Boys’ Quarter Finals
Pranav Samala (CSIR-IICT ZM High School) bt Hrut Rajesh Shah (The Future Kid’s, Kokapet) 21-14
Venkata K. Abhishek (Suchitra Academy) bt Aditya Tiwari (Kendriya Vidyalaya) 21-12
 
Volleyball
 
U-16 Boys’ Round 1 Key Results
Glendale Academy bt Vignan Vidyalaya 2-0 (25-20, 25-20)
Cornerstone School bt St. Francis de Sales High School 2-0 (25-15, 25-18)
Vignan Global gen School bt Excellencia Infinitum School (B) 2-0 (25-20, 25-23)
Excellencia Infinitum School (A) bt The Future Kid’s School 2-0 (25-11, 25-12)
Meluha International School bt Unicent School 2-0 (25-4, 25-8)
 
Basketball
 
U-16 Boys’ Key Round 1 Results
Meridian School bt Delhi School of Excellence 15-6
Niraj Public School bt World One School 10-0
Sunflower Vedic School bt Cornerstone School 8-6
St Francis De Sales High School (Shanthinagar) bt Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s 22-2
The Global Edge School bt Prerana Waldorf School 12-0
 
Kho Kho
 
U-14 Boys Round 1 Key Results
Pranav International bt Cornerstone School 5-2
Vignan Vidyalaya bt Lord’s Talent School 7-1
Vignan Global School bt Euro School 17-0
Excellencia Infinitum School bt Niraj Public School 9-3
World One School bt AVN Vida International School 12-11
Feature Image– Champions! The Future Kid’s School’s Under-14 Boys’ team won the football championship at Sports For All, Hyderabad