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Punjab Youth Festival: World record setting Provincial Level concludes

Lahore, October 30, 2012 (PPI-OT): The sixth Provincial Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 concluded after creating several world records here on Thursday. The Punjab Youth Festival will be remembered for a long time for creating 11 Guinness World Records including the mass participating record of national anthem singing, biggest mosaic and largest human flag. On the final day of this level widespread activity was witnessed at the Expo Centre, Hockey Mini Ground and Iqbal Park.

In the semi-final of school level badminton (male), Lahore beat Gujranwala 2-0. In the second semi-final, Sahiwal defeated Bahawalpur 2-0. Sahiwal beat Lahore in the final tournament to beat Lahore 21-10, 24-22. At college , Faisalabad beat Bahawalpur 2-0 in the first semi final. Lahore defeated Sahiwal in the second semi final while Lahore continued with it’s victory in the Final match defeating Faisalabad 21-17,21-14,21-18. At university level, Faisalabad beat Rawalpindi 2-0. In semi final , Lahore defeated Sargodha 2-0.

In final Lahore defeated Faisalabad 21-16,21-18. At General public , Lahore beat Sahiwal 2-0 while in the second Semi final , Bahawalpur beat Rawalpindi 2-0. In the final competition, Bahawalpur beat Lahore 21-06,21-12. In volleyball male General public, Gujranwala achieved first position while Sahiwal was second. At school level, Sahiwal bagged first position and Faisalabad maintained second position. At college level, Faisalabad achieved first position and Gujranwala was second. At university level Lahore won first ,Faisalabad secured second position.

In hockey male matches, at school level final, Multan beat Lahore 4-2,at college final, Lahore’s Punjab college beat Punjab college Sargodha 2-1 while at University final, Government college university Faisalabad scored 4-2 to beat Punjab university Lahore.

In school hockey female, Faisalabad beat Gujranwala 2-0, in college female final Lahore defeated Faisalabad 3-0, in University final Lahore moved past Bahawalpur 4-0 and in general public, Faisalabad overpowered Lahore 2-1. In floodlights football Finals held at Punjab stadium, Lahore thrashed Gujranwala 1-0 at college level. At university level, Sargodha beat Lahore 3-2 while at General public final match, Bahawalpur beat DG Khan 3-2 at penalty kicks. In the Blind cricket final, Rawalpindi chased the score made by Gujranwala 103 to win the match.

In the special children athletics events, (male )100 M race of visually impaired , Shahzad Akram of Sahiwal won the first prize, Mubashir Hussain of Rawalpindi won second while Zahid Mehmood of Lahore achieved third position. In 50 M female race of Visually impaired ,Munaza Ilyas of Gujranwala attained first position,Wajiha Shafaq of Rawalpindi got second while Huma of Lahore maintained third position. In 100 M (male) category Mentally Retarded , Lahore’s Adeel Ameer won first prize, Rawalpindi’s Qamar Hussain earned second while Gujranwala’s Mohammed Sultan gained third position. In 50 M (female) Mentally-Retarded, Lahore’s Sadia Khalid was first.

In the Wheel chair 100 M (male) race of Physically disable, Multan’s Ahmad yar was first ,M. Ishaq of Lahore gained second position whereas Gujranwala’s Irfan Arshad secured third position. In 100 m (male) Hearing Impaired, Sargodha’s Naeem was first, Lahore’s Umer Aslam maintained second and Faisalabad’s Rashid Ali was third.

In the 100 m (female) Hearing Impaired category, Lahore’s Mamoona Saleh achieved first, Bahawalpur’s Misbah Anwar got second and Gujranwala’s Umme Habiba achieved third positions. In the 100 M (male) One Arm category, Faisalabad’s Asghar earned first ,Sahiwal’s Saqib Naveed managed second while Lahore’s M. Shafique achieved third positions.

In the Horticulture Final competitions held at Expo Center, Permanent landscape winners were Mian Ikhlaq Ahmed earned first, Dr. Khalid Latif achieved second and Mrs. Duraba Akbar attained third positions. In Evergreen Foliage, Haroon Cheema succeeded with first position, A. H Zaidi was second while Dr. Afzal got third positions. The special prizes were given to ,Haji Imdad ,Naseem Sindhu, Begum Wajid Ali, Mrs. Nighat Shah ,Mrs. Tanveer Mehmood and Mrs. Ambreen Irfan by Maryam Nawaz.

For more information, Contact:
Sports Board Punjab
National Hockey Stadium, Lahore
Ph: (92-42) 99231993
Fax: (92-42) 99230664
Website: www.sportsportal.punjab.gov.pk

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