In an initiative of Gujarat Fortune Giants, college students battle it out in kabaddi Championship at Surat and Vadodra
Surat, June 30, 2019: The Gujarat Fortune Giants, Yuva Giants Kabaddi Championship, an initiative of Pro Kabaddi League team Gujarat Fortune Giants, saw students from 10 colleges in and around Surat flexing their muscles on Saturday. The Championship was introduced last year and received overwhelming response from educational institutes.
The event witnessed participation from 10 colleges from Surat and 11 colleges from Gujarat this year. With the perfect balance of strength, agility, and technique, the youngsters put their best foot forward as they held their breath chanting 'kabaddi, kabaddi'.
At the end of exciting qualifier rounds, MTB Arts College and Navyug Commerce College were crowned the winners of the Surat leg of the event and C P Patel & F H Shah Commerce College and Parul University were crowned the winners of the Vadodara leg of the event. These teams will now take on two teams each from Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot in the final of the Championship. The finals will take place in Ahmedabad.
Being held just before the Season 7 of Pro Kabaddi League kicks off on July 20, the Championship is aimed at developing kabaddi culture in the state, taking the indigenous sport to the masses, inspiring youth to take up the sport professionally, and making Gujarat a leading state in sports.
Little Giants, a similar kabaddi championship involving school children, is also being held in the four biggest cities of the state.