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PU wins inter-varsity men and women’s athletic championship - PU athletes also set new record
PU wins inter-varsity men and women’s athletic championship - PU athletes also set new record


LAHORE: (Thursday, March 3, 2016): Punjab University male and female athletes have shown outstanding performance in All Pakistan Inter Universities Men and Women’s Athletic Championship and won the championship with landmark victory in both male and female competitions by setting new records. The championship was organized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan at Peshawar’s Qayyum Stadium in which 36 teams from all over the country participated. PU teams won male athletic championship by scoring 319 points while won female athletic championship by scoring 242 points. PU Institute of Quality and Technology Management’s Asmatullah was declared best athlete who scored 43 points in the competition. PU athletes also set new record in the competition. PU’s Adnan Jahangir set new record in long jump for his 7.23 meters jump while Umar Sadat completed 400 meters race in 48.23 seconds. Moreover, PU’s Umar Sadat, Farhan Shah, Shafiq Bajwa and Laeeq Naveed completed 4x100 meters rally race in 41.65 seconds. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated wining players and Director Sports Shamsa Hashmi and her team on this landmark achievement.lopment per year. He congratulated the graduating students and advised female students not to stay at home after completing their degrees but join profession and serve the country and humanity. As many as 162 degrees were distributed among passed students of Doctor of Pharmacy and two gold medals were awarded to Ms Iqra on getting first position in the degree program.