Monday, September 19, 2022

Kanakia International School Chembur hosts Sports Championship Event

Mumbai, 20th September 2022: Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, and a vision. Games and sports have become an integral element of present-day education. They teach them the qualities of discipline, sportsmanship, team spirit, and leadership. They also enhance the physical and mental development of students.

Kanakia International School is constantly working towards expanding students' horizons into the sports arena. As an international school, it’s the school’s responsibility to organize various events to develop talents and talents. Therefore, every year Kanakia International School organizes variety of activities for students such as this championship.

The school recently organized Sports Championship event at its Chembur campus. The championship event hosted students and teachers from all across Mumbai which gave numerous opportunities for the students to cooperate with each other and exchange knowledge. The competition was held on 17th September 2022.

The program began with the chief guests lighting the ceremonial lamp. The championship meet was then officially declared open by the chief guest after the opening ceremony. 23 schools from across the city participated for the one-day event, which held on Saturday. The event saw the schools participate in the Under-9 Basketball and Under-9, 12, and 14 Chess competition. Around two-hundred and fourty students participated in the event and displayed their mastery in Basketball and Chess. Kanakia International School’s IBDP students volunteered the entire event resulting in smooth execution of the event.

The event commenced with the felicitation ceremony where winners were awarded medals, trophies, prizes, and certificates.

List of Winning Schools in Basketball:

Boys under 9:

1st Position - The Cathedral and John Connon School

1st Runner Up - Mount Litera School International

2nd Runner Up - Kanakia International School

Girls under 9:

1st Position - The Cathedral and John Connon School

1st Runner Up - Anand Vishwa Gurukul

2nd Runner Up - Kanakia International School

Chess Winners

Under 9 Boys

First Position: Nivrit Sreeraman from Kanakia International School

Second Position: Jihaan Shah from Fazlani L'Academie Globale

Under 9 Girls

First Position: Mishka Gulecha from Fazlani L'Academie Globale

Second Position: Grace Taylor from RBK International School

Third Position: Raaisha Mehta from JBCN International School

Under 12 Boys

First Position: Ridaan Sundrani from Fazlani L'Academie Globale

Second Position: Jay Ambre from St. Francis High School

Third Position: Varun Sapre from Next School

Under 12 Girls

First Position: Kritika Basarkar from NES International School

Second Position: Baani Hinduja from JBCN International School

Third Position: Vidita Juwatkar from S M Shetty High School

Under 14 Boys

First Position: Rehaan Barodawala from Goldcrest High School

Second Position: Vedansh Jain from S M Shetty High School

Third Position: Gandhar Gosavi from S M Shetty High School

and Aditya Sehgal from RBK Global School

Under 14 Girls

First Position: Anika Nair from S M Shetty High School

Second Position: Pradnya Patil from Swami Vivekanand High School

Third Position: Nishtha Borana from S M Shetty High School

Principal Ms. Shuchi Shukla of Kanakia International School, IB Board said, 'The athletic events pave way for increased physical health. Also, Sports is not just about winning, it is about building interpersonal bonds and often has elements of wishes fulfilled, not to mention elements of camaraderie and above all, participating for the honour of sports, the glory of the game and the spirit of sportsmanship.'

Principal Ms. Seema Kshatriya of Kanakia International School, CBSE Board said ‘For the holistic development of a child, sports are equally important as academics. More than the physical activity, such events help children build confidence and social skills, and also teaches them benefits of goal-setting and practice.” 

The school management, principal and teachers raised awareness about the values of sports, discipline, perseverance and teamwork during the event. With organizing this championship, Kanakia International School aims to promote and foster health and sportsmanship throughout the school curriculum.


Kanakia International School began in the year 2007 in Chembur with a simple and honest goal of providing the finest education to the young learners. Kanakia International School fosters an exquisite academic involvement by encouraging learners to take initiative and become creative thinkers. Spanning across Pre K-12 years, our schools are designed around each learners abilities and primarily work towards building core academic and personal skills.

The success of Kanakia International School can be ascertained by the achievements of our students every academic year and the happiness of our parents community.



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