Fourteen outstanding students from KIIT and KISS will represent India at the forthcoming Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8. Happy to share that KIIT & KISS are sending the highest numbers of players to the Asian Games.
Among the prominent participants, CA Bhavani Devi stands tall as she prepares to take on the world in Fencing – Women’s Sabre and Team Sabre events. Amit Rohidas is set to be a cornerstone of the Men’s Hockey Team, while Sajan Prakash will make waves in the Swimming arena. Anshika Bharti is ready for the Women’s Lightweight Double Scull Rowing.
In the field of Athletics, Priyanka & Sandeep Kumar will represent India in the 20 km Race Walk Women’s & Men’s event respectively, while Kishore Kumar Jena & Tejinderpal Singh Toor will participate in Javelin Throw & Shot Put respectively. For the Rugby 7s Women’s Team, Dumuni Marndi, Tarulata Naik, Mama Naik, and Hupi Majhi have earned their well-deserved spots. Tejaswin Shankar will showcase his prowess in the Decathlon, and Amlan Borgahain will sprint his way into the Athletics – 200m event. It is a matter of pride that in the Indian Rugby team, four players are from KISS.
These athletes are not only a source of pride for KIIT & KISS but also for Odisha. We wholeheartedly praise the unwavering support of Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik in promoting sports and athletes. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the Chief Minister for his foresight and commitment to the growth of sports in the region. We appreciate the efforts of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji for the promotion of sports, sportspersons, and for creating a vibrant sports environment in India.