Sports 2006-07


Education Department, Pondicherry conducted Zone – I athletic games meet and our contingent performed extremely well and brought laurels to our school. Our boys bagged 154 points and placed in the first position. I place on record that ours is the only school in the entire Pondicherry state to secure the best school award in sports consecutively for the last 27 years from 1979 till 2006 without any break.

We conducted 8th Archbishop’s rolling trophy from July 15th to 17 under the auspices of Pondicherry table tennis association. Our students performed excellently well in table tennis conducted by Circle de Pondicherry, St. Patrick Hr. Sec. School, Krishnamal Govindapathy Memorial sports club,
Every year 8 seats are reserved for meritorious sportsmen in Pondicherry in various engineering Colleges through CENTAC. In 2005 July admission, 6 of our sportsmen got seats in Engineering colleges. Master B. Sreenath, Irfon Sheriff and Thirumalpriyan in PEC. Master Ramprasad and Nalenda in Manakula Vinayagar Engineering college, Master Ragunath in Rajiv Gandhi Engineering college.
Pondicherry Aquatic association conducted inter school swimming competition on 7th August 2005. R. Ananthachari of 9 B secured 3 gold medals and one Bronze medal.

43rd National Roller skating championship was conducted at Kolkatta during 21st and 28th January 2006. Master S. Pradeep kumar of 6th std. D, won the bronze medal. Master R.S. Aakhas of 2nd G has won in the bronze medal. Master R.S. Aakhas of

2nd std. G has won the bronze medal in Indian classical dance on the roller skating.

We received Sri Vengataranga Reddiar memorial Trophy for the best performance on Karate.

8th Pondicherry open state roller skating championship was held in our school on 9th and 10th December 2005 and in St. Patrick school on 24th Dec. 2005. We were able to bag 17 gold, 19 silver and 20 bronze medals. Achariya group educational institution, Villianur conducted different sports events in connection with Tunami 2006 and our boys bagged most of the prizes,

In the 6th All India international Kate championship, Master M. Sakthisivan of 6-G won the gold medal in Boys Junior individual Kate.

Udayan chess academy conducted state level chess competition on 22nd January 2006 and V.Prasanna Kumar of 8th A got the first prize.

AFT chess club conducted active open chess tournament on 1st and 2nd October 2005 at St. Patrick school, and Master V.Harish Kumar of 8th D scored 5.5 point out of 8 rounds and finished 9th place in the senior level.

This year is another remarkable year in the history of Petit Seminaire as our March past contingent received the shield for their best performance on August 15th 2005 from Hon’ble Chief minister of Pondicherry and again for the best performance in Republic day parade from His Excellency Lt. Governor of Pondicherry.

Pondicherry state level Yoga Olympiad 2005 organised by Universal association of yoga in which T.Thivakar of 9th A got the first prize.
State level Judo championship organized by Pondicherry Judo Association at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor stadium and Master T. Ramkumaran of 9th E won the gold medal in sub junior grade under 45kg.

All India Individual Speed Skating Championship was held at Pune on 22nd & 23rd May 2006 in which 1100 player from all over India participated. Master Harshal R of 7th C won both Gold & Bronze medal.

Ice Skating Association of India conducted 4th National Ice Skating Championship on 6th and 7th of June 2006 at Kolkatta. Students from 11 different states participated and Master. S. Ashwinkumar of 2nd A won gold medal under 9 years category and he is adjudged as the youngest skateror in Figure skating.

Master s. Pradeepkumar of 7th D in sub junior grade won the silver medal in the same Ice Skating competition held at Kolkatta.

Time does not permit me to go in to details and I take this opportunity to think the meritorious sportsmen and the three physical education teachers, Mr. V. Jayakumar, Mr. Alexis Anburaj Suresh and Mr. Motsa Irudayaraj for their excellent service.