medal-winning-teamIIT Kharagpur Students Win Gold at West Bengal Athletics State Meet 2019

KGP Chronicle (September 6, 2019)

Students from IIT Kharagpur have given a stellar performance in the state athletics championship. The students have won two gold, one silver and two bronze in the recently concluded 69th West Bengal Athletics State Meet 2019 held at Salt Lake stadium.

Manav Singh, a 2nd-year student at the Dept. of Mining Engineering clinched IIT Kharagpur's first-ever State Gold in the event High Jump clearing the jump 1.77 in the Men under-20 category. The students won one more Gold in the Men's under-20 category in the event 4x100m Relay. In the 4x400m Relay of Men's under-20 category, the Institute's team finished second in a nail-biting race on the final day of the Meet giving the first state athletics Silver of the Institute. (Read More)