Welham Boys' School

News35th edition of the Golden Jubilee Basketball Tournament 25-04-2024

In 1987, Welham Boys' School celebrated its 50th anniversary by hosting the inaugural Golden Jubilee Basketball Tournament, marking a significant milestone in the school’s history. The tournament featured eight teams competing in matches organized on a league-cum-knockout basis, totalling 16 matches throughout the event.
 
The 35th All India Golden Jubilee Basketball Tournament was held from April 22nd to 25th, 2024. This year, the participating schools were The Doon School (Dehradun), PPS Nabha, La Martiniere for Boys (Kolkata), The Daly College Indore, Wynberg Allen School (Mussoorie), Pinegrove School (Dharampur), and both the Senior and Junior teams from Welham Boys' School.
 
The Semi-Final round featured two matches, with one team qualifying from each pool. The first match was played between Welham Boys’ School (Blue) and The Daly College, Indore, with Welham Boys’ School emerging victorious and securing their place in the finals. In the second match, Wynberg Allen School defeated La’ Martiniere for Boys’, Kolkata by 14 points, advancing to the finals.
 
The Final match of the tournament was played on April 25th, 2024, at 4:00 pm between Welham Boys' School - Blue and Wynberg Allen School and Welham Boys’ School clinched the Golden Jubilee Basketball Trophy defeating Wynberg Allen School by 22 points. Kabir Shobhit Vaish of Welham Boy’ School was adjudged the Most Valuable Player while Shaurya Mittal of Wynberg Allen was adjudged the Most Promising Player of the Tournament.
 
The closing ceremony was graced by Mr. Suresh Kumar, an International Basketball player who currently serves as the Finance and Accounts Officer at ONGC, Dehradun. 

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Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall. Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall. Welham Boys’ School started life as Welham Preparatory School way back in 1937, when Ms. Oliphant invested her humble capital and started the School in a rented building, which she called White House. Later, she rented another building Bethany that today is our dining hall.