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Second Day of National Sports Competitions 2017
PU defeats UMT in Table Tennis and Badminton matches
PU promoting tolerance through games: VC Dr Zafar Mueen

Second Day of National Sports Competitions 2017
PU defeats UMT in Table Tennis and Badminton matches
PU promoting tolerance through games: VC Dr Zafar Mueen



LAHORE: (Tuesday, December 12, 2017): Punjab University has defeated University of Management and Technology in the competitions of Table Tennis and Badminton on the second day of National Sports Competitions 2017 being held in PU by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, PU and The Education.

In Table Tennis (universities category) competitions, PU won first position, University of Management and Technology (UMT) second and University of Lahore got third position. Also PU defeated UMT in badminton competitions while Punjab College got third position.

PU Vice Chancellor in his message to the playing students said they must learn the art of winning and losing through games to promote the culture of tolerance in our society. He said Pakistani sportsmen and sportswomen must play with full devotion and promote positive image of the country. Dr Zafar Mueen said PU was rendering a great community service by organizing the National Sports Competition 2017 in collaboration with HEC and The Educationist because school level players and university level players were paying at the same place providing a chance to the junior athletes to learn from seniors to master their skills.

In Kabaddi schools category Govt High Pattoki defeated Wapda High School Shalamar with 28-19 points. In Football schools category Govt High School Sarai Aalamghir Gujrat defeated Wapda Boys High School Shalamar with 3-0 goals. In Tabble Tennis Schools Category Govt High School Gujrat won first position, Unique School second while Hamza Foundation’s special children clinched third position competing with the normal students.

In Badminton (schools category) under 13 competitions, Govt High School Bhakar won first position, Wapda School Shalamar secured second position and Wapda Schools Allama Iqbal won third position. While in Badminton Schools under 17 Sanwyk Grammar School secured first, Govt High School Bhakkar second and Dare Arqam School third position.

Competitions of Tug-of-war Volleyball and squash will be held tomorrow (Wednesday). The six-day sports completion in 14 sports would continue until December 15.