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Ice sports event ends in Hunza – Newspaper

GILGIT: The first national five-day ice sports competitions concluded on Sunday in the village of Ghulkin in the Upper Hunza region.

The Altit SCARF team became national ice hockey champions in 2022 by beating Ghulkin Winter Club 2-0.

SCARF won all of its matches. He beat Ghulkin Winter Club 2-0, Yasin Janbaz 3-0 and GB Scouts 3-0.

The event was organized by the Ghulkin Winter Club in collaboration with the Pakistan Winter Sports Federation.

A total of 20 men and women teams from Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, GB Scouts, PAF, Skardu, Yasin Ghizer, Khalti Ghizer, Nagar, Altit Hunza, Ghulkin Hunza, Karimabad Hunza and Chipurson Hunza competed in ice skating, ice hockey, ice football and ice polo.

The closing ceremony was attended by the Force Commander of the Northern Regions Force Command, Major General Jawwad Ahmad, the Chief Minister of Britain, retired Colonel Ubaidullah Baig, the Chief Secretary, retired Captain Mohammad Asif, President of the Winter Sports Federation of Great Britain, retired Colonel Amjad Wali, civil and military officials, and winter sports enthusiasts .

The five-day national ice sports competitions had started in Gulkin on January 18.

Crafts and Food Street were set up during the festival, elders danced to traditional music.

Prizes, models and certificates were distributed on this occasion.

Three-and-a-half-year-old Mahnoor from Hoper Valley in Nagar district became the first girl to enter the competitions. She got the silver medal in the ice skating competition.

Earlier, the week-long Karakoram Winterlude-4 competition ended in the Altit region of Hunza.

Ice hockey, ice climbing, mountain biking and other winter sports were among them. The closing ceremony was held at Altit of Hunza, where the Force Commander of the Northern Regions Force Command, Major General Jawwad Ahmad, was the chief guest.

Retired Minister Colonel Ubaidullah Baig, government officials and a large number of people attended.

Posted in Dawn, January 25, 2022