Mumbai, May 19 IBNS | 6 months ago

West Indies pace bowler Courtney Andrew Walsh recently inaugurated the Suryadatta Fitness and Sports Academy (SFSA), an initiative by the Suryadatta Group of Institutes at its Bavdhan Campus. SFSA has been created in order to cater to the fitness requirement of the students and residents of the nearby areas.

The inauguration was done by lighting a lamp as well as inaugurating a complete gymnasium and aerobic centre at the SFSA.

Sanjay Chordiya, Founder, President and Chairman of Suryadatta Group of Institutes said, "I always encouraged having eminent people like him visit our campus as it is highly motivating for our students."

Chordiya also conferred the Suryadatta National Award 2014 for Excellence in the field of Sports to Courtney Walsh.

Suryadatta confers these awards every year to eminent personalities for achievements in their respective fields.

Walsh said that India has extremely good spinners and added, "India can solve the problem of young pacers breaking down soon after bursting onto the scene if they maintain a higher level of fitness."

He specially spoke of Virat Kohli being an impressive batsman of the Indian cricket team.

Walsh also appreciated the facilities being provided by Suryadatta for health and fitness.

Walsh visited the Suryadatta National School campus and had healthy interaction with the students and faculty of the school.

He took a tour of the Suryadatta campus and was very impressed by the same. His visit came to a grand finale when he played an over with the students and staff of Suryadatta.

(Posted on 19-05-2014)

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