Ever since its inception in 1983, MahatmaGandhiUniversity, Kottayam is better known as a “SportsUniversity” for its highest achievements both in national and international levels of Sports and Games.
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam has produced several sports persons of national and international importance and fame. These include Sebastian Xavier, Sumi Cyriac, Sony Cyriac (Swimming), Shyni Wilson, Chithra K. Soman, Preeja Sreedharan, sini jose Greeshma K. M., O.P. Jaisha, Manoj Lal , Bijimol K. S., Sini Jose (Athletics), K.T. Chacko , Mohammed Al Akber (Football), Jisha Thomas, Jasmin George, Daisy Thomas (volleyball), Roopesh Kumar, Shankar P Gopan, Alwin Antony ( Badminton).
Mahatma Gandhi University has produce outstanding sports persons, hence it is the need of the hour to develop the sports infrastructure of the School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences which can be further developed as a “centre of excellence” so as to impart systematic and scientific training programme’s to outstanding students both in colleges and University Departments. This centre of excellence will be able to give continuity to these athletes/ players with respect to their sports training programme’s which will in turn help to yield the maximum potentials from them in terms of their performance.
School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University has the unique credit of presenting three of its Athletes Kum.Chitra.K.Soman , Kum.Preeja Sredharan and Kum.Sini Jose of Mahahtma GandhiUniversity to participate in the 2008 Olympics held at Beijing.
The School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Unversity is submitting the proposal for constuuction of 50 Mtrs Swimming pool and Indoor stadium under the Scheme for providing one time catch-up grant by the UGC. The achievements of the School is also given in detail in support of the proposal for the development of Sports infrastructure for your perusal and favourable action