Special Correspondent

Squash international, Dipika Pallikal, was the cynosure of all eyes at the annual sports day of the Jeppiaar Institute of Technology last week. In a felicitation address welcoming the internationally acclaimed star, Marie Wilson, Director, JIT, paid rich tributes to her achievements and hoped that squash would soon become an Olympic discipline affording an opportunity for Dipika to win an Olympic medal for India.

Dipika interacted with the students, and mainly with the college’s basketball players, who have won several trophies this season.

Winners honoured

She shared her experiences in competitions with the students and presented the trophies to the champions.