SPLASH 2018 – Interschool Swimming Competition was held on 6th October, 2018 at St. Britto’s Academy for the 10th consecutive year. Children representing various Schools and Aquatic clubs from Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur District participated in huge numbers to compete in a total of 78 events comprising of 5 different categories each for boys and girls.
Amidst the buzz of anticipation, event after event saw a display of professional athleticism and sportsmanship as swimmers dived into the inviting water and speedily made their way through the length of the pool. There were moments of breath-taking sporting ability as some swimmers easily outperformed the others in the lanes next to them, as well as instances of nail-bitingly close finishes that could only be settled by the display of the timekeepers’ stopwatches.
The cheer of audience and splashes echoed throughout the swimming pool with enthusiastic swimmers plunging in and rising out of the pool. Parents witnessed the event in large numbers and supported to motivate and encourage the students. After the series of events like freestyle, backstroke, butterfly stroke and relay the winners were awarded with medals and certificates. Officials from SDAT were invited to conduct the competition and validate the results in an unbiased manner. The Physical Education Department and staff In-charge involved themselves to organize, coordinate and execute the Tournament in accordance to set standards and rules of each stroke of the competition.
Under the able guidance of Mrs. Vimala Britto, the Secretary& Correspondent of St. Britto’s Group of schools and College, and Founder of SEEK FOUNDATION, an NGO, “BELIEVE YOU CAN” Annual Interschool Competitions are conducted and it is aimed at developing Intellectual, Cultural and Sportive talent, reiterating the need for Holistic Development of the students in their formative years. St. Britto’s always adapts a unique approach in every aspect of teaching – learning process. The boost of confidence gained in sports will definitely help improve Social skills and most importantly their concentration, which is the crux for Intellectual excellence.