Hyderabad, October 16: Aryan Pathi of Delhi Public School, Abhinav Perikett of Little Flower School, Kasvi Agarwal of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan and Mujtaba Ali Mohammed of Kendriya Vidyalaya (No. 1) reigned supreme in the archery competition of Sports For All, Hyderabad, presented by Hero Sprint Pro, here at the Gachibowli on Wednesday.Aryan clinched the Compound Bow gold while Harsh Shekhar of Shree Hanuman Vyayam cornered the silver in the U-17 category (Boys). Pratham Sirigiri of Brilliant Grammar School settled for the last place on the podium.
In the U-14 Compound, Abhinav outclassed everybody to grab the title. Jaidev Umamaheshwar of Maharshi Vidya Mandir finished second while Madhav Penjarla of Slate The School had to be content with the third place.
In the Girls’ U-14 Compound, Kasvi Agarwal of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan bagged the top prize, pipping Akshara Kodus of Sunflower Vedic School while Srashta Reddy of Pallavi International School took the bronze medal.
In the Boys’ U-19 Recurve, Mujtaba Ali Mohammed claimed the top honours, beating Agniva of P. Obul Reddy Public School. Syed Tazammul Ali of Narayanan Junior College took home the bronze.
Elswhere, in the battle for supremacy in karate, Shiksha Jana of Bhawan’s Shri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri) won the gold medal in the U-11 girls’ category (Kata) by beating Rinisha Yadav of Surya The Global School. Shagun Kar of Kendriya Vidyalaya (No. 1) and Sri Satya Anwitha Kondapally of Vignan Vidyalaya (Nizampet) had to settle for the bronze.
Defending champions Meridian School (Madhapur) stayed on course for an encore in the football competition (Under-16) as they edged past Iqbalia International 2-0, thanks to a goal each by Vikhyath and Siddharth. Last year’s bronze winner Future Kids also stayed in contention as they ousted Oakridge International (Hyderabad) 2-0, courtesy goals from Charith and Uttam Reddy.
Abdul Azeem Shaikh of Meridian School (Banjara Hills) scored a brace to help his team register a 2-0 victory over Vignan (A) and cruise into the semis while Suhan Mohsin also scored two goals for Phoenix Greens to hand his team a 2-0 victory over Global Edge and a spot in the semis.
SFA, powered by Byju’s, had quite an eventful day with over 3000 kids from over 100 schools participating in four different sports including Football, Basketball, Karate and Archery. Skating which was scheduled for medal rounds had to be postponed by a day due to heavy rains.
It will be a big day on Thursday with young athletes trying to set the early pace in badminton and handball along with Football, Basketball, Archery and Skating.
In the basketball U-14 championship, Delhi Public School lived up to their top billing and thrashed Vignan Vidyalaya 32-3 to advance into the semifinals. Phoenix Greens International also advanced to the last four after thrashing Glendale Academy 19-7, while Future Kids School also kept their hopes alive with a huge 20-3 victory over the second Vignan team that was in fray.
Mujtaba Ali Mohd of Kendriya Vidyalaya (No.1) won the Gold medal in the Under-19 Boys category of the Recurve Archery Event at Sports For All Hyderabad
Disha singal from Pragnaya Montessori won the Gold medal in Under-9 Kata category in the Karate event while Bhargavi Tripathi from Kennedy High The global school bagged the Silver.
Young athletes in action during the Karate event at the Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad