HCL Foundation organized an All India Tournament of Excellence for Kabaddi and Volleyball at DB Jain College, Chennai on Tuesday.
The boys and girls teams from Chennai won the Kabaddi category and the boys team from Madurai won the volleyball category. The boys and girls kabaddi teams from Bengaluru and the boys volleyball team from Chennai finished second in the tournament.
· The event was aimed at providing competitive exposure to underprivileged students who are being trained and supported by HCL Foundation under a special initiative ‘Sports for Change (SFC)’.
HCL identified participating students in ‘Sports for Change’ competitions at district, state, zonal and national levels. As part of the foundation’s support, they are guaranteed daily training, nutrition and high-performance camps.
HCL Foundation’s ‘Sports for Change’ initiative was launched in 2017. According to the foundation, this program has benefited nearly 27,000 children.