Mangalore University emerges athletics champions in KIUG

MANGALURU University of Mangalore he has bagged the general team championship in athletics in the Khelo University India Games (KIUG) held in Bhubaneswar in Odisha . While the men's team of the university recorded 64 points, its women's team recorded 51 points so that the team not only obtained the respective team championships, but also the general team championship in the process with 115 points.

The university pocketed seven gold, six silver and five bronze medals. Thirty of the 32 representatives of the university were from Alva's educational institution, Moodbidri, and represented 17 of the 18 medals the university took. The quartet that pocketed the silver in the 4x100 relay race had two students from Alva and the rest were from MGM College, Udupi and Cauvery College, Gonikoppal.

The men's team pocketed 4 gold and silver medals and three silver medals, while the women's team pocketed 3 gold, silver and one bronze medals. The strong team 32 had 17 men and 15 female athletes. Dr. M. Mohan Alva, president of the Alva Educational Foundation, congratulated the athletic team for their outstanding performance in an elite sporting event that are the KIUG.