Karakoram University lifts first Skiing trophy


Karakoram University has won the first ever inter-varsity men skiing championship here on Thursday held by Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) at a ski slope controlled by Pakistan Air Force at PAF Base Kalabagh near Nathiagali, says a press release issued here.
Ski teams from eight universities of Pakistan participated in the championship which included Karakoram University Gilgit, Islamic International University, Islamabad, Punjab University, Lahore University, GC University, University of Central Punjab, Karachi University and University of Swat. Three skiers from each team participated in the final round of the championship after attending a training camp organised by SFP at PAF Base Kalabagh.
Skiing is the latest sport which has been introduced by the HEC in its annual sports calendar for the inter-varsity competitions. It has received a tremendous response from the university students across the country.
The training as well as championship was organised by the Ski Federation of Pakistan in collaboration with the HEC, while the administrative support was provided by Pakistan Air Force.