Participants from different educational institutions across the eight educational areas won different awards in a 2-day sporting event that ended today.
The event was organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports of Pulwama in collaboration with the Pulwama District Administration.
District Youth and Sports Services Officer Pulwama Noor ul Haq said that the sports skills among the participants have been wonderful and need to be honed and promoted by providing adequate modern infrastructure to organize such events in order that more and more talented young people are identified and encouraged to devote time to sport and to excel in life.
The event included belt wrestling, wushu and thangata under the weight of 40 to 70 boys, 35 to 60 girls, disciplines and the participation of more than three hundred young people, including an unprecedented participation of boys. and girls. Many schools in the district also lined up their teams in the games, which made the competition very difficult. The winners then received various prizes and other gifts.
âThe expression of confidence and smiles on their faces and the enthusiasm among these young participants in events or competitions in games gave a satisfaction that could not be explained in words,â he said. .
âThe full participation of young people, especially girls, in sporting events illustrates the feeling of young people for peace and prosperity in their way of life. The level of competition and the enthusiasm generated by these events set a benchmark for others to follow. “
“We must advise our children to adopt a healthy lifestyle and to stay away from the threat of social ills,” he added.
âThese types of tournaments have to take place because they would give experience to all the kids.
He asked the participants to take an active part in sport as it helps in the development of the personality in addition to improving the decision-making ability of the individual.