Mysuru: National Institute of Engineering (NIE) women emerged champions in the GSSSIETW VTU Mysuru Zone throw ball tournament-2018 organised in association with Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi here on Wednesday. NIE defeated ATME in the final.
The tournament was inaugurated by Ranjitha Srikanth, an international throw ball player. In her inaugural speech, she emphasised the importance of sports in life to keep good health and overcome stress. She also spoke about the importance of hard work in winning a game and also insisted sportsmen to accept the defeat sportively.
Vanaja B. Pandit, honourary secretary, GSSS(R), Mysuru presided the function. Dr. Shivakumar M, Principal, GSSSIETW, Mysuru, and Sri. B.N. Harish Gowda, Physical Education Director, GSSSIETW, Mysuru were present.
Thirteen teams from various VTU-affiliated colleges of Mysuru zone participated in the tournament. The final match was held between NIE and ATME, Mysuru. (MR).