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PUTD win120 male athletic championship
PUTD win120 male athletic championship


LAHORE: (Tuesday, April 4, 2017): Punjab University Teaching Department showing outstanding performance has won 120th PU Intercollegiate Boys Athletic Championship held at New Campus ground. PUTD scored 303 points in the competition while Government Akhwan Burki College stood 2nd by obtaining 169 points while Government College Jhang bagged third position with 111 points. Government Akhwan Burki College’s Zulqarnain was declared the best athlete who secured 54 points in the championship. A prize distribution ceremony was held at New Campus ground in which PU VC Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir, Chairman Sports Committee Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, Director Students Affairs Shahid Mahmood Gul, Acting Director Sports Shamsa Hashmi, Additional Director Sports Mahmood Khalid Chaudhry, officials and a large number of players were present on the occasion.

In the two-day competition, 31 teams from affiliated colleges participated in the event in which competitions of hammer throw, long jump, discs throw, rally race, shot put, high jump etc were held. PU VC Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasir appreciated the talented students and said that PU was playing its role in the development of country. Later, the VC distributed shields and cash prizes among the players and winning teams.