Loyola College retains the trophy for 15th consecutive year
Dr. Sir A. Lakshmanaswamy Mudaiar Silver Jubilee Commemoration 49th Athletics Meet for University Deparments and Affiliated College of University of Madras was held on December 13, 14 & 15, 2016 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Loyola College, Chennai retained the A L Mudaliar Athletics Meet trophy for the 15th time in succession with 8 Gold , 10 Silver and 6 Bronze medals. It was Loyola’s 37th victory in the 49year old Athletics Meet.
Thangavasanth created a new record in pole vault with 4.70m, the existing one was 4.80m. Further, Loyola 4 X 400 Mts Relay team also created a new record with 3:17:0 sec. against the old record 3:19:5 sec. Dr. David Jawahar, Registrar, University of Madras gave away the prizes. Officials of Loyola college, Rev. Dr. M. Arockiasamy Xavier, S.J., Principal, Rev. Dr. Samuel Jeyaseelan S.J. Director for Sports and Games and Mr. Vijayakumar, Physical Director, Dr. K.S. Antonysamy, PRO and Prof. Pencier, Vice Principal were present during the prize distribution ceremony.