GANDERBAL- Youth Services and Sports Department’s first ever Inter-College Sports Festival which was organised at the Government College of Physical Education (GCOPE) concluded on Wednesday with a closing ceremony at the Sports Stadium of the college here.
The six-day event, which started on 12th October, 2022, saw 27 colleges of Kashmir take part with over 1500 participants competing.
The festival hosted an impressive merger of eight events comprising of Football (Men), Volleyball (Men & Women), Basketball (Men & Women), Kho-Kho (Men & Women) and Table-Tennis (Women) under the theme “Creating a Healthy Community Through Sports”.
Clinching the title of the best overall performer, GCOPE bagged four trophies in Volleyball (Women), Table-Tennis (Women) and Kho-Kho (Men & Women).
In Football (men) GDC Baramulla were victorious. In Volleyball (Men), GDC Ganderbal were declared winners. In Basketball (Women), WC MA Road were the champions.
In Football (Men), GDC Baramulla got 1st, Amar Singh College got 2nd and GDC Pattan got 3rd positions. In Volleyball (Men), GDC Ganderbal got 1st, GDC Baramulla got 2nd and GCOPE got 3rd positions. In Volleyball (Women), GCOPE, Women’s College MA Road Srinagar and GDC Zukura got 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
In Basketball (Women), Women’s College MA Road got 1st, GCOPE got 2nd and Women’s College Nawakadal got 3rd positions. In Kho-Kho (Men) GCOPE clinched 1st, GDC Baramulla 2nd and GDC Ganderbal 3rd position.
In Kho-Kho (Women) GCOPE got 1st, Women’s College MA Road got 2nd and GDC Ganderbal 3rd positions. In Table-Tennis (Women) GCOPE got 1st, Women’s College Baramulla got 2nd and GCET Ganderbal got 3rd position.
Subhash Chibber, Director Youth Services & Sports, Shyambir Singh, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Bashir Ahmed, Joint Director (Kashmir) YSS, Dr Hartej Singh Principal GCOPE, Shafqat Ahmed DYSSO Ganderbal distributed the trophies and cash prizes among the winners.
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