20 Aug 2017, Kothamangalam
Dr. Winney Varghese, Secretary MA College Association - gave away the trophies to the winners in the presence of Dr. Densely Jose - Principal MA College , P I Babu - Secretary Kerala State Athletics Association, Dr Tony Daniel - Executive Vice President Kerala State Athletics Association, N Sasidharan Nair- Secretary Ernakulam District Athletics Association, Chakochan Kunjipalu - Treasurer Ernakulam District Athletics Association.
M A College, Kothamangalam won the coveted Rev. Fr. Xavier Kaniyampurath Memorial Overall championship donated by M/s Kaniyampuram Brothers, Ernakulam by 550 points . St George HSS, Kothamangalam with 329 points and Mar Basil HSS with 299 points made the clean sweep by putting themselves in the second and thrid positions.
61st Ernakulam District Athletics Championship was inaugurated by Dr. Densely Jose, Principal M A College, Kothamangalam at Mar Athanasius College sports complex in the presence of Dr. Winny Varghese, Secretary M A College Association, Dr. Tony Daniel, executive Vice President Kerala State Athletics Association, Prof. P I Babu, Secretary, Kerala State Athletics Association, Dr. Mathews Jacob, Head of the Department of Physical Education, M A College, Sri. N Sasidharan Nair, Secretary, Ernakulam District Athletics Association and Mr. Solomon Antony, Joint Secretary Ernakulam District Athletics Association.
Over 740 athletes are participatin in this two day athletics championship. This is the first time in 10 years the district championship being conducted in a mud track. Monsoon rains played the spoil sport during the day's competition.