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Sports meet begins at BITS Pilani

The five-day Open Sports Meet at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, began on Thursday.

india Updated: Sep 14, 2007 01:09 IST

The five-day Open Sports Meet at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, began on Thursday. Approximately, 830 competitors from 35 colleges across the country are participating In the sports meet.



Even the incessant rains could not dim the enthusiasm of the gathered athletes. "Though nature playing its own game," Professor KE Raman, deputy director (administration), who inaugurated the event, referring to the unexpected downpour said, "BITSians, as hosts, have enough warmth in their hearts to brighten your spirits."



Dr S Venkateswaran, guest of honour, futher cheered the crowd when he declared, "Sports brings upon in a person a vital attitude required for facing life's challenges which cannot be substituted by academics."