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Jarnail, Shinder Pal best athletes
Our Correspondent

Doraha, February 6
The 30th annual athletic meet for boys of Guru Nanak National College, Doraha, concluded here today.
Mr Amrik Singh Minhas, DSP, Payal, inaugurated the meet. He asked the athletes to work hard in their field and with a true sportsman spirit face the obstacles in the most enduring manner and fight towards their fixed goals with single-minded devotion.

Mr Jaswant Singh Gill, Principal of the college, welcomed the chief guest of the occasion. The athletic meet was presided over by Bibi Bhagwant Kaur, president, college management committee.

Mr Jogeshwar Singh Mangat, senior vice-president, Prof Balwant Singh Pangali, general secretary, committee members Tarlok Singh Jaggi, Adarsh Pal Bector, Roop Brar, Shiv Kumar Soni, Bhupinder Singh Oberoi, Prof R S Pali, Grewal, Gurnam Singh, municipal councillor, Principal D S Gosain and Hardarshan Singh Mangat were among those who graced the occasion.

Jarnail Singh and Shinder Pal Singh were declared the best athletes of the college. The results of the athletic meet are as under-

100m race-Arwinder Kumar-1, Shinder Pal S-2, Amritpal S-3.

500m race-Gurmit Singh BAI-1, Ram Parkash Pandey B Com I-2, Amanat-3

Javelin throw-Jarnail Singh-1, Gurkirat Singh-2, Gurbakshish-3

High jump-Malwinder S-1, Abhay Bector-2, Rajvir S-3

200m race-Arwinder Kumar-1, Shinder Pal Singh-2 , Sarabjot s-3

Shot put-Sandeep-1, Gurbakshish-2, Jarnail Singh-3

Long jump-Jarnail Singh-1, Ravi Kant-2, Abhay Bector-3

800 m race- Shinder pal-1, Gurmeet Singh-2, Davinder Singh-3

Hammer throw-Sandeep-1, Gurbakshish-2, Amanpreet-3

Tripple jump-Jarnail S-1, Amardeep S-2, Abhay Bector-3

Discus throw-Sandeep Singh-1, Gurbakshish-2, Jarnail-3

1500m race-Shinder Pal Singh-1, Amritpal Singh-2, Gurmit S-3

400m race-arwinder Kumar-1, Amritpal Singh-2, Shinder Pal S-3

3Legged Race-Pushpinder S, Ravinder S-1, Sukhvir S, Mandeep S-2, Jagjit S, Rajbir S-3

Sack race-Jagjit S-1, Rupinderjit S-2, Jagjit Singh-3

Tug of war-Staff defeated students of the college

100m race for class IV staff was won by Harpreet Singh.



Sports festival at Veelan concludes
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 6
Bullockcart races, kabaddi and volleyball were the main events in the four-day annual sports festival organised by the Baba Naungarhia Sports Club at Veelan village, near here.

In kabaddi (57 kg and 52 kg), Veelan emerged victorious, while in the 47-kg category, Sehjat came out triumphant and in the 42-kg category, Shaal lifted the title. In the 37-kg category, Veelan bagged the title.

The second position was secured by Sidhwan Kalan (52 kg), Veelan (47 kg) and Yulli Kalan (42 kg). Mr Hakam Singh, councillor welcomed the spectators and the guests. Mr Pritam Singh Neelonkheri, Mr Hakam Singh Giaspura, Mr Bikramjit Singh Khalsa, MLA and Mr Harjinder Singh Channi were given mementoes by the organisers on this occasion.

Volleyball meet: The campus ground at Punjab Agricultural University will be the venue for the next edition of the North Zone Basketball and Volleyball Tournament of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation being conducted by the Regional Sports Control Board, Punjab, from February 7 to 9.

According to Mr K.L. Goyal, Commissioner, Regional Provident Fund, seven zonal teams, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi (regional) and Delhi (head office) comprising around 150 participants, including officials, would take part in the meet.

Mr R.K. Mahajan, Additional Commissioner, Central Provident Fund, would inaugurate the meet on February 7, while Mr Ved Parkash Chopra, member, EPF Board, would preside over the inaugural function. Mr L.R. Dabbas, Additional Commissioner, Central Provident Fund, North Zonal, will be the chief guest on the concluding day.


Students participate in fun games at BVM
Our Sports Reporter

Ludhiana, February 6
The second edition of the annual sports meet at the Bhartiya Vidya Mandir School, Chandigarh Road, was organised here yesterday. Ms Sudesh Verma, a basketball coach, was the chief guest on the occasion.

Boys: (pre-nursery) — balloon race- Vishnu 1, Anubhav 2, Arshpreet 3; nursery— frog race- Lavish Sharma 1, Aayush Baluni 2, Manikeat Arora 3; biscuit-eating race— Divas 1, Rishabh Ghai 2, Raghav Batta 3.

Nursery —balloon race— Aabhas 1, Bhavik Jain 2, Aayush Bhardwaj 3; sack race- Shivam 1, Akshit 2, Kamaljot 3; three legged race- Navin and Sahil 1, Rashul and Rahul 2 Gursimran and Rohan 3.

Balloon filling- Jatin 1, Lakhbir 2, Ramanpreet 3; flat race- Rishav 1, Peeyush 2, Nikhil 3; one-leg race- Poonam 1, Gaurav 2, Shifali 3; musical chair race for teachers- Reeta 1, Neeru 2, Yogita 3.

Girls: pre nursery — flat race- Rijul 1, Aanchal 2, Nitika 3; Nursery — frog race- Meharjot 1, Jasmine 2, Harpreet 3; biscuit eating race- Ria Kapoor 1, Lovepreet 2, Komalpreet 3; balloon race- Metab 1, Richa 2, Manjot 3.

Coin race- Aashima 1, Namisha 2, Arshdeep 3; lemon potato race- Rajdeep 1, Smridhi 2, Jyoti 3; socks and shoes race- Dindrilla Dutta 1, Prabhjot Syal 2, Jasleen Kaur 3; chatti race- Trishika 1, Prerna 2, Neha 3; skipping race- Rimaljeet 1, Gajaldeep 2, Gurjeet 3.



Warm welcome for Pak judokas

Ludhiana, February 6
A warm welcome was accorded to the contingent of judokas from Pakistan who halted at the local railway station on Thursday night. The office-bearers of the Ludhiana District Judo Association, led by its president, Mr Devinder Singh Walia received the members of the Pakistan judo team.

The district association had sent coach, Mr Rakesh Singh to Amritsar to accompany the visiting team to Ludhiana. The Howrah Mail stopped at the local station for some time on its way to Lucknow where they would be participating in the Rajiv Gandhi Memorial International Judo Meet scheduled to start from today. OC


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