Vedanta ESL Archery Academy hosts Vedanta Challenge Trophy

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Vedanta ESL Archery Academy hosts Vedanta Challenge Trophy

Friday, 02 February 2024 | R Sharma | Bokaro

In a display of remarkable archery skills and sportsmanship, Vedanta ESL Archery Academy organized the annual inter-centre archery competition – Vedanta Challenge Trophy. The competition witnessed enthusiastic participation from 92 skilled archers representing five renowned Archery Academies from Bokaro and Dhanbad Districts. This competitive event, held at Vedanta ESL Archery Academy, Siyaljori, has become a much-anticipated platform for archers to showcase their prowess and compete at the highest level. The 5 participating Archery Academies this year included SAIL Day Boarding Archery Center, Bokaro; Chandankiyari Day Boarding Archery Center; Dhanbad District Archery Center; Anjala Archery Center, Bokaro apart from Vedanta ESL Archery Academy, Siyaljori.

 

The unfolding events of the day were closely monitored by Dr. Lambodar Mahato, MLA from Gomia and the President of Bokaro District Archery Association, Ajay Singh, Senior Vice President of Bokaro District Archery Association,  Anjala Singh, Secretary of Bokaro District Archery Association, and M. D. Khasim, a trailblazing archer and a prominent figure in the archery community of Jharkhand.

 

Khirod Kumar Barik, Deputy CHRO at ESL Steel Limited said while addressing the crowds at the tournament, “We at ESL Steel Limited feel that such competitions promotes the spirit of sportsmanship and provides archers with the experience of participating in competitive tournaments”


In the concluding ceremony of the Vedanta Challenge Trophy, which featured the Prize Distribution in the evening, Vedanta ESL Archery Academy secured the leading position with a remarkable tally of 36 medals (comprising 13 Gold, 14 Silver, and 9 Bronze). The Runner-Up position was secured by Dhanbad Archery Academy, clinching 12 medals (including 7 Gold, 4 Silver, and 1 Bronze). The day witnessed competitive events across various age categories, encompassing distances such as 10m for participants under 9 years, 20m and 30m for those under 14 years, and 30m and 40m for the under 17 years category, along with 30m and 50m competitions for participants under 21 years.

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