Kanakia International School Chembur (IB Board) Hosts Sports Championship Event


Mumbai, 19 September 2022 (GPN): Champions are not made in gyms. Champions are created from something deep inside them – a desire, a dream and a vision. Games and sports have become an integral part of today’s education. They teach them the qualities of discipline, sportsmanship, team spirit and leadership. They also improve the physical and mental development of students.

Kanakia International School is constantly working to broaden the horizons of students in the field of sport. As an international school, it is the responsibility of the school to organize various events to develop talents and talents. Therefore, every year, the Kanakia International School organizes various activities for students, such as this championship.

The school recently held a sports championship event at its Chembur campus. The championship event welcomed students and teachers from all over Mumbai which gave ample opportunities for the students to cooperate with each other and exchange knowledge. The competition took place on September 17, 2022.

The program began with the main guests lighting the ceremonial lamp. The championship encounter was then officially declared open by the guest of honor after the opening ceremony. 23 schools from across the city took part in the one-day event, which was held on Saturday. The event saw the schools compete in under-9 basketball and under-9, 12 and 14-year-old chess. About two hundred and forty students participated in the event and showed off their basketball and chess proficiency. IBDP students from Kanakia International School voluntarily participated in the entire event, which ensured a smooth execution of the event.

The event started with the congratulation ceremony where the winners received medals, trophies, prizes and certificates.

List of winning schools in basketball:

Boys under 9:

1st position – The Cathedral and the John Connon School

1st Runner Up – Mount Litera School International

2nd runner-up – Kanakia International School

Girls under 9:

1st position – The Cathedral and the John Connon School

1st runner-up – Anand Vishwa Gurukul

2nd runner-up – Kanakia International School

Chess winners

Under 9 Boys

First place: Nivrit Sreeraman from the International School of Kanakia

Second place: Jihaan Shah of Fazlani The Global Academy

Girls under 9

First Place: Fazlani’s Mishka Gulecha The Global Academy

Second place: Grace Taylor of RBK International School

Third place: Raaisha Mehta from JBCN International School

Under 12 Boys

First place: Ridaan Sundrani of Fazlani The Global Academy

Runner-up: Jay Amber of St. Francis High School

Third place: Varun Sapre from Next School

Girls under 12

First place: Kritika Basarkar from NES International School

Second place: Baani Hinduja from JBCN International School

Third place: Vidita Juwatkar from SM Shetty High School

Under 14 Boys

First place: Rehaan Barodawala of Goldcrest High School

Second Place: Vedansh Jain from SM Shetty High School

Third place: Gandhar Gosavi from SM Shetty High School

and Aditya Sehgal of RBK Global School

Girls under 14

First place: Anika Nair from SM Shetty High School

Second place: Pradnya Patil from Swami Vivekanand High School

Third place: Nishtha Borana from SM Shetty High School

Director Ms Shuchi Shukla from Kanakia International School, IB Council said: “Sporting events pave the way to better physical health. Additionally, sport is not just about winning, it is about building people-to-people bonds and often has elements of wish-fulfillment, not to mention elements of camaraderie and most importantly, participating for sport honor, glory game and sportsmanship. .’

Director Ms. Seema Kshatriya from Kanakia International School, CBSE Board said: “For the holistic development of a child, sports are just as important as academics. More than physical activity, such events help kids build confidence and social skills, and also teach them the benefits of goal setting and practice.

The school administration, principal and teachers educated students on the values ​​of sport, discipline, perseverance and teamwork during the event. By organizing this championship, Kanakia International School aims to promote and promote health and sportsmanship throughout the school curriculum.


Kanakia International School started the year 2007 in Chembur with a simple and honest goal to provide the best education to young learners. Kanakia International School fosters exquisite academic engagement by encouraging learners to take initiative and become creative thinkers. Spanning all years from Kindergarten to Grade 12, our schools are designed around the abilities of each learner and work primarily to develop basic academic and personal skills.

The success of Kanakia International School can be determined by the achievements of our students each school year and the happiness of our parents’ community.


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