Ashfaq wins Islamia College cycle race
Srinagar, May 2: Physical Education Department of Islamia College of Science and Commerce organized its annual cycle race for the college students here on Wednesday.
The event was flagged off by the College Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Tariq Ahmad Kawoos at from Nehru Park, Dalgate and it passed through Oberoi Crossing, Hotel Santoor, Botanical garden crossing, Nishat crossing ,fore shore road, Duck Park and culminated at Naseem- Bagh, Hazratbal.
The total race distance was of 14.7 kilometers and in it around 84 male cyclists of the college participated.
Ashfaq Bashir of final year claimed the first place with the timing of covering 22:05 minutes while as Auqib Ahad of first year and Aijaz Ahmad of second year claimed the second and third place with timings of 24:30:25 minutes and 25:30:50 respectively. Asif Gulzar of final year claimed fourth place and Manzoor Hussain of second year claimed fifth place.
The prize distribution ceremony was held at Naseem Bagh, Principal distributed prizes among the winners.’
Speaking on the occasion Kawoos encouraged students to take part in the sports activities in and outside the college.
He insisted the participants to take part whole heartedly in the sports events that are being organized in the college particularly the Inter-Group and Inter-College tournaments during this year.
Physical Director of College said, “It is beginning of the sports calendar of activities. Previously we used to kick start our activities with cross-country run. However, this time we were forced by bad weather to postpone that upto May 5 which is new date for the run. The selected players of both cycling and cross-country will represent college in Inter-College and other events”.
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