Lovely Professional University has made long headlines for the performance of students in sports. Who can forget the contribution of those 11 students in Tokyo Olympics 2020 and Paralympics 2020 in bringing medals home? The athletes namely Neeraj Chopra who got a Gold medal in Javelin throw; Manpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Rupinderpal Singh, Shamsher Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, and Varun Kumar in Men’s Hockey with a Bronze medal; Bajrang Punia who got a Bronze medal in wrestling andnot to forget Nishad Kumar who bagged a Silver in the Paralympics 2020 forthe para-athletic high jump.

LPU has always been known to produce the best athletes who have played at the national and international levels and brought glory to our country. Recently, the news of five LPU students getting selected in the Pro-Kabaddi League Season 8 went viral with appreciation all around for them! The students namely Surinder Singh, Sagar, Rakesh Sangroya, Meetu Sharma, Jaydeep Dahiya will play for Telugu Titans, Tamil Thalaivas, Gujarat Giants, and Haryana Steelers respectively. Pro-Kabaddi League will premiere soon; so, don’t forget to tune in to watch our vertos perform!

LPU Kho-Kho team in Senior State championship

Yet another achievement was made by LPU students in sports, this time in Kho-Kho. The girls Kho-Kho team of LPU secured the first position leaving everyone behind and received a Gold medal in the 51st Senior Punjab Kho-Kho Championship!

LPU Kho-Kho team in Senior State championship

Along with the girl’s team, the boy’s Kho-Kho team of LPU won the Gold medal in the Senior State Championship held in Punjab making each one of us double proud! Senior State Championship is held every year encouraging different kinds of sports from badminton, volleyball to baseball, cricket, and kho-kho where the participants get a chance to perform and shine and pave a way for making a career out of sports.

As we all know how much Lovely Professional University encourages athletes and players in both outdoor and indoor sports. LPU has an arrangement for every sport with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, badminton courts, cricket, football, and basketball grounds, and many more. The students have always performed on a higher level by grabbing the opportunities given to them and outshining in the bigger platforms. They have proved that not just academics but a splendid career can be developed in sports with worldwide recognition, name and fame, and which honor is greater than playing for your nation, and bringing medals to make everyone proud? None, right? So, let us join hands, clap, and congratulate all of them who have worked hard and gone that far while we were just sitting at our homes!