District Pencak Silat, Rugby championships held in Gurez
Post by on Thursday, June 9, 2022
Bandipora, June 08: In the middle of the beautiful mountains of the Gurez Valley the first ever, four-day long District Pencak Silat and District Rugby Championships were organised at Dawar, Gurez Bandipora on Tuesday.
The championships are being organised by Pencak Silat Association Bandipora and Rugby Association Bandipora under the aegis of Pencak Silat Association of J&K.
The opening ceremony of these championships began on June 07, 2022 and was inaugurated by Col. Abinav of 9 Rajput , and Sub District Magistrate Gurez, Bandipora, Dr. Mudasir Ahmad.
Around 18 teams including boys and girls in different categories participated in District Rugby Championship, whereas nearly 260 students ,athletes in different age groups including pre-teen boys and girls, Sub-Junior boys and girls and Senior Men and Women players participated in District Pencak Silat Championship.
Students, Athletes from far flung areas including Kanzalwan, Baktoor, Tulail, Badugam, Markoot, Dawar etc. are participating in these championships and showcasing their talent.
In the middle of beautiful mountains of Gurez, the event witnessed support and was welcomed by people of Gurez Valley.
On the side-lines of the even,t a local youth said that youths of Gurez Valley are very enthusiastic about, Martial Arts and possessing natural stamina for sports activities.
"We are passionate about learning and making professional career in Sports and are pleased to respective associations for organising such events but are expecting more such sports events in near future in Gurez valley," he said.
On the occasion, youth of Gurez valley extended gratitude to District Associations for organising and conducting these championships in Gurez.