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‘My Youth My Pride’: More athletes join the fray as Jammu hosts more events


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JAMMU: A fencing competition in epee, foil and saber events for boys and girls was held at Jammu Indoor Sports Complex.

The competitions for the Sub Junior, Cadet, Junior, Senior and Mini categories will take place late at night today.

More than 100 fencers participate in the competition under the supervision of the fencing coaching duo of Rachna Jamwal and

Chotu Lal while Varun Salathia is a technical official of the event and Deepak Singh Patial HP Manager Khelo India Fencing Center Jammu also oversees the event.

Sports Council Member Rajeev Sharma and J&K Sports Council Co-Secretary Bashir Ahmad presided over the ceremony as special guests.

Meanwhile, continuing the My Youth My Pride activities, a handball tournament was organized by the J&K Sports Council at Sports Stadium Kathua. The event was opened by Er. Kumar Manjotra,

CDD member. The main guest encouraged the players to work hard in their respective sports disciplines and also encouraged the spectators to join sports to keep fit to stay away from anti-social activities.

Eight teams from different panchayats participated in the event. Hundreds of spectators were present on the site to support their players.

A cricket match was played at MA stadium between Birpur Cricket Club and Kandi Cricket club which was won by Birpur Cricket club by 6 runs.

Opting to beat earlier Birpur Cricket Club scored 120 runs in their 20 overs quota and in response Kandi Cricket Club were grouped for 115. Rajiv Sharma member J&K Sports Council interacted with the players before the start of the game and assured them of a mega cricket. event will be held at the venue for teams from other districts of Jammu.

Meanwhile, a night cricket match, the Friendship Cup Final was played between ACB XI and Media XI. The tournament was part of the My Youth My Pride special activity aimed at sparking activism among the various chapters and departments in J&K’s union territory.

Jammu Divisional Commissioner Ramesh Kumar presided over the ceremony as the chief guest. He was accompanied by Sports Council Secretary Nuzhat Gull and Sports Council Member Ranjit Kalra along with other officers and officials from other ministries and the Sports Council.