As many as 8,989 people participated in the Punjab Youth Festival contests on Monday of which 2,070 moved to the next round.
Gulberg Town defeated Wagha Town in a badminton game and Aziz Bhatti Town beat Gulberg Town in a football game.
Mateen Ali won the karate contest and Yasir Khan stood second. Khurram Khan won the taekwondo contest while Muhammad Kamran was second.
As many as 869 people from Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana Sahib participated in various PYF events, of which 406 won.
The lowest participation was recorded at Rawalpindi division where 130 athletes of Chakwal, Attock and Jhelum competed and 11 were triumphant.
As many as 1,878 athletes turned up for PYF competitions in Bhakkar, Khushab and Mianwali districts, of which 633 won.
As many as 2,442 players participated in Hafizabad, Sialkot, Mandi Bahaud Din, Gujrat and Narowal and 48 moved to the next round.
In Faisalabad, 844 people from Jhang, Chiniot and Toba Tek Singh competed and 185 were victorious.
As many as 71 players were declared winners out of 158 participants in Okara and Pakpattan districts.
In Vehari, Lodhran and Khanewal districts, 343 people competed and 133 won.
As many as 1,001 athletes competed from Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan and 282 moved to the next round.
As many as 1,324 people from Rajanpur, Layyah and Muzaffargarh districts participated and 301 were victorious.
Maryam Riaz won the girls’ 100-metre race, Arshia Tahir was second and Anam Naz was third.
In the girls hurdle race, Aqsa Mehmood stood first, Momina was second and Amna Bokhari took the third position.
In the fancy dress show, Momina Arshad took the first position. Kiran Ameer was second and Fariha was third.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 4th, 2014.
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