KATRA: Zorawar Club bagged the overall boys trophy while Government Higher Secondary School Panthal emerged overall champion in girls category in the two-day Open Fencing Championship, organised by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, which concluded with the holding of finals and prize distribution function at Shrine Board Sports Complex, here on Friday.
The competition was held in all three age groups of seniors, juniors and sub-junior of boys and girls under the guidance of technical panel comprising Ajay Kumar, Mohd. Tariq, Arun Dev Singh, Vikas Verma and Rahul Bakshi.
In the finals and prize
distribution function, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Shrine Board, Katra, Dr Arvind Karwani was Chief Guest, who gave away the medals.
Speaking to the gathering, Dr Karwani said that enthusiasm among the participants during the competition was excellent and the excitement on part of the young participants was an encouraging sign.
Director sports, SMVDSB, Ashok Kumar said that large number of events for all age categories of sports persons has been planned by the Shrine Board in near future.
GIRLS: Junior: Epee: Pihu Rajput of Higher Secondary School Painthal, Ist; Riya Manhas of Higher Secondary School Painthal, 2nd; Archana Devi of Zorawar Fencing Club and Anu Devi of Painthal Fencing Club, joint 3rd. Foil: Deepika of Higher Secondary School Panthal, Ist; Diksha of Zorawar Fencing Club Silver, 2nd; Himani and Anshika, joint 3rd. Sabre: Shibansi of Higher Secondary School Painthal, Ist; Shivali Devi of High School Kambal Danga, 2nd; Animika and Palak Bharti of Higher Seconday School Reasi, joint 3rd.
GIRLS: Sub-Junior: Epee: Kiran Kotch of Amba Kids, Ist; Manya Kabla of Presentation Convent High School Reasi, 2nd; Nazia of GHSS (Girls) Reasi and Shruti Devi of HS Kambal Danga, joint 3rd. Foil: Mehak of Amba Kids Painthal, Ist; Sania Thakur of Hertiage Public School, Katra, 2nd and Sonia, 3rd. Sabre: Sania Mir of Girls Higher Secondary School Reasi, Ist; Shilpi Charak, Mamta Rajput, 2nd and Shruti Devi of Amba Kids Home, joint 3rd.
BOYS: Junior: Sabre: Ajay Singh and Vikas kumar of Zorawar Fencing Club, Ist and 2nd respectively while Aditya Singh and Sunil Singh of DPS, Katra, joint 3rd. Epee: Ajay Kumar of Zorawar Fencing Club, Ist; Ankush Sharma, HSS Boys Reasi, 2nd; Aryan (TSN, Reasi) and Mukesh (HSS, Painthal), joint 3rd.
Foil: Prashant Chib and Bharat Dogra of Zorawar Fencing Club, Ist and 2nd respectively while Kapil Bali of Gurukul Public School Reasi and Rahul Prasher of Royal Fencing Club, joint 3rd.
Sub-Junior: Sabre: Brij Mohan of HS Kambal Danga, Ist; Mandeep Singh of Amba Kids Home, 2nd; Sujan Gulati and Simranjeet, both of HSS, Salal, joint 3rd. Epee: Mohit thakur of HSS Salal, Ist; Manjoor Ahmed of Amba Kids Home, 2nd; Anuj Singh of Salal Fencing Club, 3rd.
Foil: R N Chandyal of Zorawar Fencing Club, Ist; Ramandeep of Royal Fencing Club, 2nd and Imran of Amba kids Home, 3rd.
Senior: Epee: Kamal, Ist; Primender, 2nd (both Zorawar Club); Vikas and Mohit of HSS Salal, joint 3rd.
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