The first ever two-day All India National sport lead climbing competition concluded here at Srinagar in which over 100 climbers from 22 states participated.
The event was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department in collaboration with Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) here at sport climbing wall at TRC Nowgam.
The participants competed in in sub-junior, junior, men and women categories.
All the seven zones of IMF including East zone featuring 12 climbers, West Zone with 28 climbers, North Zone with 39 climbers, South Zone with 4 climbers, North East Zone with 10 climbers and Services Zone with 6 climbers and Police Zone having 5 climbers are participating in the competitions.
Director tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah presided over the concluding ceremony and gave away medals, trophies and certificates to winners and participants.
"We have trained local boys who were imparted skills in sport climbing for past few years. Some of them participated in this championship," said Director Tourism Kashmir.
He hailed Shivani Charak for claiming gold in women's Open Lead event.