This year the annual sports meet of the university “ATHLON” was held on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of March 2019. The event had participation from all the departments of the university. There were total of five teams i.e. Team Falcon represented by the students of School of Management and Commerce, Team Blue Bits represented by the students of School of Information Technology, Team Dazzlers represented by the students of School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies, Team Nucleus represented by the students of School of Basic Sciences and lastly Team Ravens represented by the students of School of Social Sciences.
The students participated in different events like 100 mtr race, 200 mtr race, 4*100 mtr relay, Shotput, Discuss Throw, Long Jump, Football, Cricket, Volleyball and Tug of War. The events were distributed for three days, the first day events were all qualifiers, the second-day events were a semi-final and in the last day all the events were finals. In the first day, the event was declared open by the Registrar of the university Prof. Ch Satish Kumar in the presence of all the faculties and students. The opening ceremony was followed by the events. In ATHLON 2019 there were 250 participants from all the departments. The last day of the event was graced by Sri. Akshay Sachdeva IPS, ADGP and Director of Fire Services of Sikkim as the Chief Guest. In the address of the Chief Guest he focussed on the fitness of an individual and he also mentioned the importance of teamwork. The overall champions of the Athlon 2019 are the Team Falcon. The overall champion was decided by taking into consideration the points won by the students in the individual event and team events. Finally, the event was declared closed by the Registrar of SRM University Sikkim.