The much awaited 7th Annual Sports Meet of Chennai Public School, Anna Nagar was held on 25th January with great fervour and excitement amidst cheers and thrills. Mr. Vasudevan Baskaran, an Arjuna Awardee ,who had captained the gold medal winning Indian Hockey team at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, was the chief guest of the day. In his speech he spoke about the importance of games in the present day world. He also insisted the role of a parent in preparing a child to face this competitive world is immense. To be a successful student, one should learn to balance both academics and sports. Mr. Sivaprakash K R who represented Tamil Nadu at the Ranji trophy, was the special guest. He appreciated the infrastructure of the school and the importance given to sports related activities.The fantastic turn out of the parents and the fine weather added to the day’s splendor.
The various sports events and the cultural extravaganza that followed held the gathering enthralled and spell bound. The crowning glory of this event was the honoring of the 10 Gems of CPS who have excelled themselves in various spheres of sports.Beating of the Retreat marked the end of the Annual Sports Meet (2017-18), where all the hard work, athletic discipline and sportsman spirit of the students had finally paid off.