“Ryanties strongly believe champions are not born but they are made” .
Ryan Minithon 2017 is the 145th race among the school students in the country under the aegis of Ryan group of Institutions and the leadership of Dr. A.F Pinto Chairman of St. Xavier’s and Ryan International Group of Institutions - India , who has been organizing such races in Bangalore , Delhi , Chandigarh , Nagpur ,Surat , Jalna , Jaipur and Navi Mumbai since 1998 to develop a sports culture in the country conductive for grooming young students for National and International sporting events. Dr. A F Pinto believes the minithon is a ‘ Tribute to all the athlete throughout India ’ .Such minithons promote an interest in sports in the minds of the youth.
Around 9817 sporty and enthusiastic students from over 41 different schools in Mumbai participated in the Grand Ryan Minithion 2017 held at St.Lawrence High School, Eksar Road ,Borivali – W on 15h January , 2017 . The groups were alloted as per the age groups
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Ms. Snehal Pinto , Director of Ryan Global Schools - flagged off the races.
Six prizes in each category were awarded to students. The overall points of each race decided the Championship Trophy .
The second session of the event was an entertaining programme organized by various participating schools for the invited dignitaries and sports personalities hailing from different fields of sports. The programme began with a Prayer , Welcome speeches , song , dance performances followed by Prize Distribution.
The flag off of the race commenced at 6.45 am followed by Prize distribution at 9 am.
1. Pastor Jayan Vargese
2. Mr. Arun Satpute
3. Ms. Fiona Fernandes
4. Mr. Prashant Kadu
5. Mr. R.K Yesankar
6. LT.Commander Pankaj Chavan
7. LT. Lehar
8. Col. Ramesh Chandra
9. Col. Diwan
10. Mr. Satyasheel Divecha
11. Ms. Selma D’silva
The above dignified guest were also present to witness the program.
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