Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, June 11: Mega Sports Festival-2022 and District Wushu Championship Bandipora, organised by Wushu Association of Bandipora under the aegis of Wushu Association of J&K and J&K Sports Council, concluded at Dawar Gurez Bandipora, here today.
Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar was the chief guest of valedictory function, while Dr Owais Ahmad, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora along with Faisal Ali Dar (Padma Shri), SDM Gurez, Commanding Officer (9 Rajput) and Chief Education Officer Bandipora were among the guests of honour of the event.
Around 290 boys and girls of different age groups from Gurez valley took part in this mega event.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest said that the sport helps us to learn many new things in life. Sports builds good discipline and assists us in building confidence, develops our personalities and maintains mental and physical balance in life. “Sports and games help us to tackle and learn about how to overcome difficult situations in life and keeps the body relaxed and mind free from tension,” he asserted.
The special guests at the closing ceremony lauded the efforts of all departments for their full cooperation and coordination during this ‘Mega Sports Festival Gurez-2022’.
Moreover, medals and certificates were distributed by guests among participants during the event. The Ali’s Sports Academy Dawar Gurez remained overall Champion, while 2nd position was clinched by Government High School Wanpora Gurez and 3rd position was secured by Martial Arts Academy Markoot.