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KU organises inter-dept cycle race

May 24, 2024
KU organises inter dept cycle race

SRINAGAR: The Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES), University of Kashmir (KU), Friday organised an ‘Inter-Department Cycle Race’ for both men and women, here at the main campus.

47 students representing various departments and satellite campuses, including 32 boys and 15 girls, participated in the competition, an official statement issued here read.

Prof Ashish Natkar from HVPM (Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal), Maharashtra, also an international gymnastic coach, flagged off the race.

In her message, KU Vice Chancellor, Prof Nilofer Khan, highlighted the varsity’s commitment to providing comprehensive support in terms of infrastructure and facilitating student participation in national and international championships.

Director, DPES, Dr Mandeep Singh, expressed satisfaction with the participation and overwhelming response from all stakeholders. He anticipated even greater participation in future events.

He also emphasised the university’s dedication to organising All India/North Zone inter-university championships.

Presiding over the prize distribution ceremony, Dr Ashish Natkar congratulated all participants, particularly the medalists, and shared key insights for achieving success in future endeavours.

The event concluded with the distribution of prizes among the winners.

In the women’s category, Hurmah Shah from the School of Law, clinched the Gold Medal, Rashia Bashir from the Department of Physical Education and Sports, bagged the Silver Medal and the Bronze Medal was won by Bisma Zahoor from the Department of Social Work.

In the men’s category, Mir Riyaz ul Rashid from the Department of Mathematics grabbed the Gold Medal, Kushnoor Farooq from North Campus took the Silver Medal and Adil Rashid from the Department of Zoology lifted the Bronze Medal.

“The Directorate of Physical Education and Sports looks forward to more such successful events in the future as well,” the statement added.

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