Fit India Quiz preliminary round result declared; UP students top first round

Students from 13,502 schools across India participated out of which 361 schools got selected for state rounds. Quiz has a prize money of Rs 3.25 crores.

Fit India Quiz preliminary round result declared; UP students top first round Two UP students win top spots in Fit India quiz
Vagisha Kaushik | Jan 25, 2022 - 7:28 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency (NTA) declared results of the preliminary round of Fit India Quiz organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Two students from Uttar Pradesh have outperformed students from all other states to become the top scorers of the first round.

While Divyanshu Chamoli of Delhi Public School, Greater Noida won the first position, he was followed by Shashwat Mishra of Sunbeam School, Lahartara, Varanasi. Among girls, the two were followed by Arkamita of Baldwin Girls High School, Bengaluru, who is also the top scorer for the state, Karnataka.

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Students from 13,502 schools from more than 659 districts across the country participated in the preliminary round of Fit India Quiz out of which students of 361 schools across 36 states and union territories have now been shortlisted for the state rounds.

The Quiz has a prize money of Rs 3.25 crores which will be given out to winning schools and students at various phases of the quiz. Top scorers of this round will move into the state round and compete to become their respective state champions.

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The 36 school teams (winner from each state and, or union territory) will then move to the National Round of Fit India Quiz that would take place later this year and would be telecast on Star Sports and webcast on multiple social media channels.

The winners of the quiz at each level would win cash prizes (the school as well as the two participants) and the honour to be called India's 1st Fit India State or National level Quiz Champion.

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The main objective of the Fit India Quiz is to create awareness among students about India’s rich sporting history and to also tell them more about India’s centuries-old indigenous sports and our national and regional sporting heroes.

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