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Campion School students emerge quiz champions

K V Padmanabh, Assistant General Manager, State Bank of India LHO, and Chetan Badal, Chief Financial Officer of Kokuyo Camlin Limited, with the winners of The Hindu Young World Quiz in Mumbai on Saturday.— photo: special arrangement

K V Padmanabh, Assistant General Manager, State Bank of India LHO, and Chetan Badal, Chief Financial Officer of Kokuyo Camlin Limited, with the winners of The Hindu Young World Quiz in Mumbai on Saturday.— photo: special arrangement  

Students of South Mumbai’s Campion School emerged champions in the junior and senior category at the 16th edition of The Hindu Young World Quiz in Mumbai on Saturday at the Birla Matoshree Auditorium, Marine Lines.

The quiz was conducted in two categories — junior (Class IV to VI) and senior (Class VII to IX). In all, 78 teams participated in the junior category and 82 teams took part in the senior category from various schools across the city.

The boys from Campion School walked away with the first prize in both Junior and Senior category.

Sahil Khandare and Ayush Sigh, studying in Class VIII emerged final winners in a closely fought final with the last answer deciding the winner, while Yatharth Brijesh Shah and Sagar Pathak of Thakur Public School, Kandivali, were the runners-up in the senior category. In the junior category, the winners were Rishi Balse and Gautam Pillai of Campion School while the runners-up were Nishant R Thottarath and Saptarshi Nanda Maiti of New Horizon Public School, Airoli, Navi Mumbai. During the quiz, the students answered questions covering a wide range of topics. In the preliminary round, the teams had to answer 25 questions to qualify for the finals with the maximum correct answers given by the top six teams making it to the finals. For the junior category, the quiz commenced at 10.30 am while that of the seniors commenced at 2.30 pm and ended at 4.30 pm. Parents too enthusiastically supported the youngsters and all stayed back to watch the finals of the seniors.

K V Padmanabh, Assistant General Manager, State Bank of India LHO, and Chetan Badal, Chief Financial Officer of Kokuyo Camlin Limited, were the guests of honour. The contest was powered by SBI. The winners got bicycles from the national gift partner, Firefox, and goody bags from Kokoyu Camlin. Jaslok Hospital was the regional partner.

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