Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, July 24: Organised by Campus Sports Committee, University of Jammu (JU), the annual sports meet for the staff of the institution got underway at Gymnasium Hall on the campus, here today.
The event was inaugurated by Chairman of the Campus Sports Committee, Dr Daud Iqbal Baba.
Prominent among those present at opening of the event were Vivek Salathia (Deputy Registrar Accounts), Pawan Singh Bhau (President NTEU), Sham Lal Sharma (General Secretary), Raj Kumar (JU Cricket coach), Ravish Vaid (JU Table Tennis Coach), Gagan Kumar (JU Football Coach), Padam Dev Singh (Sports Supervisor) and Jai Bharat (Sports Supervisor).
The opening day witnessed competition in the preliminary rounds in the discipline of Carrom and Badminton in both men and women sections.
The Results: CARROM: WOMEN: Sunita Amla beat Anita Kapoor; Komal Bakshi beat Meghna Dhar; Veenu Gandotra beat Nidhi Gandral; Pooja Manhas beat Sonika Sharma; Veenu Gandotra beat Shewta Khajuria; Sunita Amla beat Veenu Gandotra; Sunita Amla beat Lakshmi Bhalwal. MEN: Niranjan Singh beat Jagdev Sharma; Gursharan Singh beat Bhushan Kumar; Abhinav Sharma beat Harinder Pal Singh; Rajesh Kumar beat Rajesh Kumar; Varun Sawhney beat Satinder Singh; Nikhil Kumar beat Inderjit Singh; Sunil Kumar beat Deepak Anand; Pankaj Gupta beat Vishal Sharma; Deepak Anand beat Vivek Mahajan; Rajesh Kumar beat Gurmeet Singh; Sahil Gupta beat Noor-ul-Asrar; Sandeep Arya beat Bhupinder Khajuria; Sachin Bhatia beat Sumeet Dograa and Naresh Sharma beat Sham Lal Sharma.
BADMINTON: MEN: Vishal Sudan beat Sunil Kumar; Pawan Singh beat Rajesh Kumar; Rajesh Kumar beat Parvesh Ratta; Vivek Slathia beat Subash.C. Raina; Abhinav Sharma beat Sanjeev Chadha; Surjeet Singh beat Prekshat Dev Singh; Pankaj Gupta beat Vishal Sharma; Niranjan Singh beat Gursharan Singh; Sumeet Kapoor beat Sham Lal Sharma; Sumeet Dogra beat Tarun Sharma; Sandeep Arya beat Bhushan Kumar. WOMEN: Komal Bakshi beat Meena Sharma; Sonika Sharma beat Anita; Pooja Manhas beat Shewata Khajuria; Sunita Amla beat Veenu Gandotra and Nidhi Sahni beat Meenakshi Sharma.
TABLE TENNIS: MEN: Rajesh Kumar beat Vivek Mahajan and Satinder Singh beat Varun Sawhney.