priyal Babbar, Student / Alumni
At LPU sports facilities are available for various games like cricket, football, boxing, basketball, etc and many students of the university have achieved excellence in various sports. Indoor stadiums, library, gym, mess, etc are the LPU Phagwara facilities that are offered to the students.
Lovely Professional University won India’s largest sports festival- Khelo India University Games 2021 (KIUG-2021), held in Bengaluru (Karnataka). The LPU team won, the most, 51 medals (17 gold, 15 silver, 19 bronze); 19 medals ahead of the overall winner. These games are to serve as qualifiers for the ‘World University Games’, presently scheduled to be held in Chengdu, China.
The 10-day second edition of the international framework of the games witnessed 20 sports competitions, with 3900 participants from 208 universities across India. LPU sports persons exhibited their excellence amid star participation including internationally acclaimed athletes and Olympians. Defending champions Panjab University Chandigarh finished third.
Last year, eleven LPU students won Olympics medals including Neeraj Chopra, a Javelin Throw athlete who won a GOLD MEDAL for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 121 years! We are still in shock and humbled by the exhilarating and miraculous performance thrown by this LPU student who not only made us but the whole of INDIA proud!
Football, Volleyball (M/W), Basketball (M/W), Handball (M/W), Baseball (M/w), Softball (M/W), Hockey (M/W), Kho-Kho (M/W), Athletics - Cross Country (M/W), Best Physique, Chess (M/W), Cricket, Kabaddi, Table Tennis (M/W), Table Tennis (M/W), Lawn Tennis, Badminton (M/W), Taekwondo, Squash, Judo, Weight Lifting & Powerlifting (M/W), Netball, Boxing, Air Pistol Shooting, Archery (M/W), Swimming (M/F)