There was a lot of excitement and action at the Aditya Multi Sports Indoor Stadium on the 10th and 11th October 2018 when Aditya Bangalore Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research (ABIPER), Yelahanka, Bangalore, organized the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Men’s Inter Zone and Women’s Single Zone Basketball Tournament and Selection Trials 2018-2019. Mr. Roby Thomas, a national level basketball player, was the guest of honor. Dr. B.A. Viswanath, Chairman, Aditya Group of Institutions and Senate Member, RGUHS, Karnataka, graced the occasion. In his address, Mr. Thomas advised the participants to focus on the game. He encouraged them to strive and take their game to a high level so that they could compete in state, national and international championships. Dr. B.A. Viswanath conveyed his best wishes to all the participants. He urged them to be passionate about the game and emulate the world-renowned basketball icons Michael Jordan and Lauren Jackson.
Teams from various zones participated in the men’s inter zone tournament. The women’s single zone tournament and selection trials had teams from several colleges participating.
SDM College of Medical Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, was the winner in the RGUHS Men’s Inter Zone tournament. They emerged champions by defeating Mysore Medical College & Research Institute. The team from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College won the Women’s Single Zone tournament, defeating JJM Medical College, Davangere.