Sports Day 2016

DPS R.K. Puram organized its Sports Day on 23rd December 2016 with great enthusiasm and zeal. It was a mega event. The chief guest was the Chairman of the DPS Society, Mr.V.K.Shunglu and the Guest of Honour was the famous cricketer and Arjuna Awardee, Mr.Gautam Gambhir. Other prominent dignitaries who attended the event were Dr.D.R.Saini, Director, DPS Society and former Principal of DPS R.K.Puram; Mrs. Vinita Kher, Director, CEM, HRDC, DPS Society; Dr. Sharda Manocha, Joint Director, HRDC, DPS Society; and Mrs Bindu Sehgal, Principal, DPS Vasant Kunj.

The Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal, the Vice Principals, Dr.Renu Nayar, Ms.Anita Singh and Ms.Padma Srinivasan and the Head of the Physical Education department, Mr.Suresh with his team of teachers were present on the occasion.

The Sports Day was celebrated in keeping with the spirit of the Olympic motto, “Citius, Altius, Fortius”. It began with a march past by the sportspersons of the school. The Principal felicitated the Chief Guest and extended a warm welcome to all those present. She congratulated the students who participated in the events. She exhorted the students to, ‘do everything in life with passion’ and to always be themselves.

There was a spectacular Yoga performance for all. Thereafter, the Cricket bowled out Finals took place, where the students got a chance to see Mr.Gautam Gambhir play in front of their eyes. Rhythm and energy were combined in an enthralling show of Aerobic exercises by the students. The students of the school got a golden opportunity to have an interactive session with Mr. Gautam Gambhir. He shared various anecdotes of his life and told the students to enjoy whatever they do and not to think about success or failure.

The 200 metre race finals for girls and boys of all categories took place. The young martial artists presented an energetic act. As a tribute to Lord Ganesha, the school showcased a magnificent lezim performance. This was followed by the 4×100 metre Relay Finals for boys and girls under all categories. Mr. Gambhir along with the Chairman, Mr. V.K.Shunglu, Mrs. Shunglu, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the other guests presented the awards to the winners of all the games. The school choir gave a scintillating performance, celebrating the champion in all of us.

In a surprise event, parents played musical chairs and enjoyed it thoroughly. The Chief Guest, Mr. Shunglu congratulated the winners and emphasized the importance of team spirit among the students. The Vice Principal, Dr. Renu Nayar delivered the vote of thanks. The Sports Day concluded with the National Anthem.



28th Delhi State Taekwondo Championship 2016

The 28th Delhi State Taekwondo Championship was held at the Thyagraj Stadium from the 1st to the 4th of December 2016.The students of DPS R.K.Puram won 5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.

The following is the list of the winners:

1.Siddhant Goel 8F-Gold medal
2.Yashvardhan 10F- Gold
3.George Kutty 10E Gold
4.Chitra Tewari 10J Gold
5.Praman Verma 10D Gold & Silver
6. Vishal Giri 9J Silver
7. Sameer Khan 10E Bronze
8.Raghav Goyal 9H Bronze



Inter DPS Tennis Girls Open Championship 2016

The All India Inter DPS Tennis Girls Open Championship was held at DPS Sonepat from 9-11 December 2016. DPS R.K. Puram won the overall Championship and Riddhi Ramesh Sharma of Class XI was declared the best player of the tournament.



The Delhi State Chess Championship 2016

The Delhi State Ranking Chess Championship was held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium from the 24th to the 26th of November 2106. DPS R.K. Puram won the U-19 Team Championship.



The All India IPSC Basketball Girls U-17 Championship 2016

The All India IPSC Basketball Girls U-17 Championship 2016 was held at DPS Mathura Road from the 12th to 14th of November 2016, DPS R.K. Puram participated in the tournament and won the 1st Runners up trophy.



The All India Inter DPS Tennis Boys Championship-2016

The All India Inter DPS Tennis Boys Championship 2016 was held at DPS Yamuna Nager from the 26th to 28th of November 2016, DPS R.K .Puram participated in the tournament and won the 1st Runners up trophy. Rohan Mehra , Tarush Bagai and Utkarsh Mishra participated Rohan Mehra of class IX was declared the best player of the tournament.



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