Pakistan Jashan-e-Azadi (Independence) ’19: Punjab Organizes Archery, Skating, & Football Events
LAHORE: The Divisional Sports Office Lahore, organized the Jashan-e-Azadi Archery Championship at a local school on Wednesday.
More than 50 talented boys and girls took part in the championship. The participating archery players, on this occasion, expressed their determination to excel at higher level archery events. Most of them said there are many youngsters interested and actively involved in Archery and there is no dearth of archery talent in Pakistan. The main thing is that the game of archery needs to be recognized and officially supported. Especially, by holding more national and international events in our country.
The competitions of roller sports event were held at Roller Sports Academy, Lahore. Yasir emerged winner in Speed boys’ senior category and Afeen Shah in Speed Boys Junior category. Aansa Iqbal excelled in Artistic Skating Senior Girls category while Noor Fatima in artistic skating junior girls category. The title of artistic skating senior boys went to Awais Ahmed while in artistic skating junior boys’ category, Lucy Ibrahim was declared triumphant.
Meanwhile, District Sports Department Rahimyar Khan also organized a Jashan-e-Azadi District Football Tournament in Rahimyar Khan on Wednesday.
In the first match, Liaqatpur Academy football team outplayed Young Academy by 2-0. In the second match Qazafi Club edged out Young Baloch Football Club by a narrow margin of 1-0
Jashan-e-Azadi sports events will remain continue till August 21, 2019 in Rahimyar Khan. District Sports Department Rahimyar Khan will organize the events of cricket, Kabaddi, Badminton, Handball (girls), Special children sports programme, Volleyball (girls & boys), Shooting ball and Taekwondo (girls & boys) during the remaining days of Jashan-e-Azadi sports programs.
Following is the schedule of Sports Board Punjab’s other Jashan-e-Azadi sports events (Event – Date – Venue):
- Swimming (boys) – 8-8-19 – Punjab Int’l Swimming Complex
- Swimming (girls) – 8-8-19 – Punjab Int’l Swimming Complex
- Taekwondo (boys) – 8-8-19 – NPSC Gymnasium Hall
- Taekwondo (girls) – 8-8-19 – NPSC Gymnasium Hall
- Vovinam (boys) – 8-8-19 – NPSC Gymnasium Hall
- Vovinam (girls) – 8-8-19 – NPSC Gymnasium Hall
- Wushu (boys) – 8-8-19 – Pakistan Wushu Academy Township
- Cycling (boys) – 18-8-19 – NPSC (Lahore to Kasur)
- Cycling (girls) – 18-8-19 – NPSC (Lahore to Kasur)
- Kyokushinka (boys) – 25-8-19 – Kyokushinka Club Lahore
- Kyokushinka (girls) – 25-8-19 – Kyokushinka Club Lahore
- Football (boys) – 25-8-19 – Lahore Football Academy, Johar Town.
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