SP College holds road race
Umar Maqbool Emerges Winner
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar May 9: Umar Maqbool of BSc final year emerged as winner in the annual college road race of SP College Srinagar held from Nehru Park to Nishat garden here on Wednesday.
The run was flagged off by the college Principal, Dr Nazir Ahmad Gilkar and around 97 athletes of the college participated in it.
The athletes ran via Oberio Crossing, SKICC, Kral Sangri, Braine Crossing and culminated at Foreshore Road Nishat, covering a total distance of seven kilometers.
From the start Umar took the lead by sprinting ahead of the rest of the competitors and finished first with a comfortable lead. He finished first with the timing of 24:3 minutes followed by Tajamul of B Sc 2nd year with the timing of 26:4 minutes. Shabir Ahmad of B.Sc. final year finished third with the timing of 28:3 minutes respectively.
The closing ceremony was held at the Nishat Park in which trophies were given to first three position holders while medals were awarded to 10 position holders by the college Principal.
At the concluding ceremony, Dr Nazir Ahmad Gilkar, stressed upon the students to take part in all sports activities coming up during the year.
The Convenor Sports Board, Prof. Noor Muhammad Malik and Dr. M. Farooq Mir, Secretary Faculty Council also spoke on the occasion.
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