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TRAINING CAMP CONCLUDES AT INA

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala organised two concurrent training camps named ‘Samudra-Manthan’ and ‘Varuna’ for IVth  and VIIth term cadets from 07 – 10 September 2016.
A total of 295 cadets participated in these camps spread over four days. The camp was aimed to develop esprit-de-corps, sense of camaraderie, leadership qualities, physical endurance as well as mental strength in cadets under stressful environment.

CHEETAH SQUADRON EMERGES VICTORIOUS INA BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP

The finals of Inter Squadron Boxing Championship for Autumn Term 2016 was conducted at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala on Saturday, 27 Aug 2016.  A total of 80 cadets from six squadrons of the Academy competed for the prestigious trophy. A total of 40 bouts were conducted in eight different categories, which include Light Fly, Fly, Bantam, Light, Light Welter, Welter Middle and Light Heavy throughout whole of last week.

INTER SQUADRON DEBATE AND ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP

The Inter Squadron Debate and Rowing Championship for Autumn Term-16 was held at Indian Naval Academy (INA) on 20 Aug 16 (Saturday) and 21 Aug 16 (Sunday) respectively. Teams comprising cadets from all Six Squadrons of the academy participated with vigour in the much contested debate on the topic “In view of the massive influx of West Asian refugees to Europe, all countries have a moral obligation of allowing them entry on humanitarian grounds rather than blocking their arrival due to security concerns”

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AT INA

In commemoration of the 70th Independence day of India, a ceremonial parade was held at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala. The Parade was reviewed by Rear Admiral MD Suresh, NM, Deputy Commandant, INA.
A Ceremonial Guard, comprising 50 armed cadets, was paraded, along with 27 platoons of cadets from the Academy. Smartly dressed in their whites, the cadets on parade offered visible and tangible manifestation of a resurgent India. The parade was commanded by Academy Cadet Captain Shubham Kumar.

EAGLE SQUADRON EMERGES VICTORIOUS INA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

The Inter Squadron Cross Country Championship for Autumn Term 2016 was conducted at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala on 31 Jul 2016. This prestigious event, which tests the limits of physical endurance, determination and will power in cadets, was flagged off by Rear Admiral MD Suresh, NM, Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor of the Indian Naval Academy at 6:15 A.M.

INA OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP

INA Open Tennis Championship was conducted from 26 – 30 Jul 16. A total of 12 Cadets participated in the final of INA Open Tennis Championship at URU Tennis Court. Finals was played on 30 Jul 16 between Cdt Nishant Ponappa of Cheetah squadron and Cdt Angad Kahlon of Achiever Squadron. Cdt Nishant Ponappa bagged Gold and Cdt Angad Kahlon stood second with Silver. Bronze medal was won by Cdt Sushil Dutt of Cheetah Squadron.
 

INA OPEN SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP

Finals of INA Open Squash Championship were played on 20 Jul 16. A total of 23 cadets participated in the championship. Cdt Bhavdeep Saini of Braveheart Squadron bagged Gold medal. Cdt Arpit Moullik and Cdt Harsha Arza both from Achiever Squadron stood at second and third position respectively.
 

INTER SQUADRON AQUATICS

Inter Squadron Aquatics Championship was conducted from 09 – 18 Jul 16. Finals of Inter squadron aquatics was held on 18 Jul 16 at Mulla Aquatics Complex. Various events for the championship were:-

  • 50m Free style
  • 50 m Breast stroke
  • 4x50m Medley Relay
  • 100m Back stroke
  • 4x100m Relay
  • 200m Free Style
  • 200m Breast stroke
  • 200m Individual Medley
  • 400m Free style

Overall Position of squadrons is as follows:-

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