Wednesday, March 5, 2003, Chandigarh, India


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AK Misra Boxing Championship ends
Our Sports Reporter

Chandigarh, March 4
The 10th All India Invitational AK Misra Boxing Championship ended this evening at the Skating-rink in Sector 10. Local star, Dharam Singh, gave a tough fight to Kamal Chauhan of Himachal Pradesh before bowing in the final of the bantamweight section. The final points were 3-2 in favour of Chauhan.

Mr S. Kadian, Speaker Haryana was the chief guest. He gave away the prizes to the winners.

In other bouts of the day, Khimanand Belwel of ASI got the better of Arun Singh by 4-1 points. In the flyweight section, Daiphale of ISTC had tough time against Ashwani Sharma who ultimately won with 3-2 points.

In the featherweight section, S Mikel Mitei of ISTC got the better of Mohan Singh of Assam Rifles.

In the welterweight section, K Sanjeet Singh of AR lost to Santosh Kumar of ASI (1-4). Another bout that got cheers from spectators was the final bout in the middleweight section, when Harpal Singh of ASI downed Rajesh Kumar of CISF (3-2).

In the light heavyweight section, Uma Shanker of ITBP defeated Narender Kumar.

In the heavyweight section, Gurinder Singh of ASI proved too good for Hemant Kumar of Punjab, while in the super heavyweight section, it was R.K. Patel of ISTC who trounced Deepak Tyagi of Rajasthan.

Sports meet

Shweta Sharma, among girls, and Abhishek Chauhan, among boys, were adjudged the best athletes in their respective section in the annual sports meet of Homoeopathic Medical College, Sector 26, Chandigarh, held here on Tuesday at the Sports Complex, Sector 7. The meet was inaugurated by the Principal of the college, Mr K.K. Dhiman.

Various winners in different events were: 100 m (girls): Shweta; boys: Balakrishnan; 200 m (girls) :Shweta; boys: Balakrishnan; 400 m (girls): Shweta; boys: Abhishek; 800 m (girls) Archana; boys: Abhishek; 1500 m (girls): Priyanka; boys: Abhishek; discus throw-(girls): Shailesh; boys: Abhishek; shot put (girls): Nidhi; boys: Jatin; long jump (girls): Rohini; boys: Balakrishnan;Triple jump (boys): Abhishek; high jump (girls): Geetu; boys: Balakrishnan; javelin throw (Girls): Shailesh; boys: Pratap.

Total tennis

T.P.S. Mann made it to the semi-finals of the above 45-year category when he overpowered H.S. Tiwana of Chandigarh in the ongoing Arjun Singh Memorial Total Tennis Championship here on Tuesday at the YMCA Total Tennis Academy, Sector 11. In the above 35-year section, Harish Saini also moved in to semi-final.


The fifth annual sports meet of Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology concluded.

Students of various departments and classes took part in various team events including cricket, football, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, badminton, tug-of-war and chess with enthusiasm to mark the day.

Iqbaljit Singh of Computer Science and Engineering (3rd year) and Jupinder Kaur of Computer Science and Engineering (1st year) were adjudged the best athletes, whereas Ashutosh Pujari of Electrical Engineering was declared the best sportsman of the year.

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