Maliha Yousaf and Hadiqa wins the title of the university's Best
The three-day 120th Annual Sports of the Government College
University Lahore on Saturday concluded with a colorful ceremony at the
university's Oval Ground marked by the Gymkhana events including Girls
Chatti Race, Cricket Ball Throw, Staff Children Race, Wheel Barrow Race,
Four legged Race, 60 Meter Race for special students and Sack Race.
About 8,000 students, teachers, staff members and Old Ravians participated
this year in the more than 70 different competitions of GCU annual sports
Maliha Yousaf and Hadiqa Nasir, both of Physical Education Department, won
the title of Best Female Athlete of GCU for their extraordinary performance
in different sports competitions. Muhammad Waseem, another student of
Physical Education Department was declared the Best Male Athlete.
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood was the chief guest at the
concluding ceremony of Annual Sports. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar
Zaidi, King Edward Medical University Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalid
Masood Gondal, Home Economics University Vice Chancellor Dr. Kanwal Ameen,
former Vice Chancellor Punjab University Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran and
former Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission Punjab Prof. Dr. Nizam
ud Din were also present.
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood shared his golden memories
of studying at the Government College (now University), saying that "the
energy, I witnessed today in the youth," was unprecedented.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi said that GCU sports events stood out
as the most colorful and exciting events in the life of Lahore. He also
congratulated the winning teams.
Earlier, in the competitions, Hibba and Iqra Farooq won Chatti Race and
Cricket Ball Throw, while Fatima Ashfaq was triumphant in the Musical
Chair. Asim Ghafoor won the 60 Meter Race special students. Arooj crossed
the finish line first in Sack Race.