WGAJK holds senior Ski, Snowboard championship

Winter Games Association of J&K (WGAJK) on Thursday organised J&K level senior Ski and Snow Boarding championship at Kongdori, Gulmarg.

In the event around 60 athletes representing different districts participated.

The race was opened by skier Arif Khan who is set to represent India in the upcoming FIS World Ski Championship scheduled to be held in Italy in the 3rd week of February.

Bilal Ahmad Sheikh won one gold and one bronze medal while Waseem Bhat won one silver and one bronze. Haseeb Hajam won one silver,  Kadhif Bhat won one gold medal.

In girls section Sabiya Nabi won two gold,  Sans Afzal won one silver and bronze and Zainab won one silver and one bronze medals.

In snowboarding event, Mehraj Din won one gold, Zubair Lone wone silver and Firdous Ahmad won bronze medal.

The competition was held in two events slalom and giant slalom.