Lahore, Faisalabad moving neck and neck


Lahore and Faisalabad are going neck and neck in the Provincial Level of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 here on Tuesday. Faisalabad which was dominating the activity saw Lahore coming even with them on the day.
In girls basketball Lahore beat Sargodha 48-21 to take on Rawalpindi in the final and in university level final Lahore has reached the title match while the other finalist will be decided today (Wednesday). In college cricket, Lahore and Sargodha will meet in the final and similarly Lahore will take on the winner of the Multan and Faisalabad semi-final.
In college table tennis, Lahore defeated Faisalabad 3-0 and in badminton Lahore moved past Faisalabad. Lahore university team defeated Sargodha for a place in the final.
In Badminton school level competitions, Lahore was declared first while Sahiwal got second position. At college level, Lahore achieved first and Faisalabad attained second position whereas at university level, Lahore beat Sargodha to maintained it’s supremacy while Sargodha got second position. In boxing, 55 kgs, Ali Ahmed of Lahroe beat Asghar Ali of Gujranwala, Naveedullah Sargodha beat Roman Multan.
In 65 kgs Ashfaq Sahiwal beat Abdur Rehman Lahore, Mohammad Asif of Gujranwala beat Asif Mughal Multan. In 75 kgs Mohammad Irfan Faisalabad beat Waqas Ahmed Lahore and Aftab Multan beat Shoaib Sargodha.
In general public football, Dera Ghazi Khan outplayed Rawalpindi 3-1 and Bahawalpur edged out Sahiwal 3-2 and both the matches were decided on penalty kicks. The semi-final and final of the Rugby Sevens will be played today at Defence Stadium.
In blind cricket, Bahawalpur beat Sargodha, Rawalpindi defeated Faisalabad, Sahiwal thrashed Multan and Gujranwala beat Lahore.
In Architecture, the Architecture department bagged first position. Usman and Haseeb made a building model.
Healthy baby competition, winners of nine divisions took part in which Mohammad Musa of Gujranwala was the winner while Lahore’s Rana Faisal was second and Larab Zahra of Multan was third. Ms Zakiya Shahnawaz was the chief guest and gave the prizes to the winners.
Meanwhile the students of Engineering University displayed their talent by making remote control machines and robots while fine arts models were also put on display. In girls hockey, Lahore beat Sargodha while Bahawalpur beat Faisalabad 3-0.
In tug of war of schools, Rawalpindi beat Lahore. In college finalGujranwala defeated Multan 2-0 while University of Lahore moved past Sargodha 2-0. University of Lahore prevailed over other divisions in athletics.