Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan distributes prizes among top performers
Sports Bulletin Report
LAHORE:-Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan has announced that Sports Board Punjab is planning to issue Sports Cards for the welfare of deserving sports persons of the province; he made this announcement while talking to media at the prize distribution ceremony of Laser Run competitions organized by Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (PMPF) in collaboration with Sports Board Punjab (SBP) at Punjab Stadium on Tuesday night.
Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan was the chief guest on this occasion. He also distributed prizes among the top performers of the competition. Secretary General Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation Chaudhry Zahoor Ahmed was the organizing secretary of Laser Run event.
Former Test all-rounder Manzoor Elahi, Chairman Pakistan Rugby Union Fawzi Khawaja, Director Youth Affairs Omair Hassan, Chief Sports Consultant SBP Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Admin Tariq Wattoo, Shahid Iqbal and other officers were also present on this occasion.
Around 400 players (300 boys and 100 girls) of Lahore Division exhibited their potential in 15 categories of running and shooting competitions. Chairman Pakistan Rugby Union Fawzi Khawaja on this occasion announced to give sports shoes to 200 pentathlon players.
While talking to the media, Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan said that promotion of sports culture and the wellbeing of the sports community has always been the top priority of Sports Board Punjab. “The issuance of Sports Cards for the welfare of deserving sports persons will definitely be a revolutionary measure. Through this card, the sports persons will be able to get their sports gear for their preparation and participation in competitive sports competitions”.
Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan said that pentathlon is an Olympic game and it is quite heartening to see wonderful performances of young boys and girls in running and shooting events. Pentathlon is a modern sport and Sports Board Punjab is utilising all resources to promote this game among the young generation of Pakistan. “We are quite upbeat to find several talented players through Laser Run competitions.”
Director General Sports Punjab Javed Chohan further said that Sports Board Punjab will international pentathlon competitions. “The game of pentathlon is getting rapid acceptance among the younger generation of the country,” he added.
Results (Running and shooting):
U-21: 1st Mohammad Nadeem 190, 2nd Sohbat Ali 170, 3rd Ahmed Raza 112
U-20: 1st Ateeq 236, 2nd Faizan 231, 3rd Mohammad Ali 190
U-19: 1st Sufiyan Ali 217 points, 2nd Ahmed Saleem 180, 3rd Mohammad bin Saleem 111
U-16: 1st Mohammad Umer 195, 2nd Mohammad Raheel 181, 3rd Mohammad Burhan 128
U-15: 1st Afaq 195, 2nd Ahmed 189, 3rd Haris 172
U-14: 1st Mohammad Afnan 248, 2nd Saleem 226, 3rd Mohammad Hannan 213
U-13: 1st Shaheer 280, 2nd Syed Husnain 210, 3rd Shoaib 172
U-12: 1st Subhan 212, 2nd Azan 188, 3rd Saad Ali 165
Senior: 1st Mudassar 214, 2nd Imran 208, 3rd Hamaad 203
Junior: 1st Ali Hasnain 248, 2nd Salman 233, 3rd Mohamad Rabbani 190
1st Bilal 215, 2nd Obaid 208, 3rd Ayan 197
U-17: 1st Aiza 217, 2nd Sehar 192, 3rd Maryam 148
U-16: 1st Mehwish 258, 2nd Bisma 241, 3rd Rimsha 190
U-15: 1st Umm-e-Kalsoom 193, 2nd Alisha 180, 3rd Nazish 171
U-14: 1st Manahil 199, 2nd Kashifa 185, 3 rd Arooj 118.