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Sky Running Championship held in Kashmir

Sky Running Championship held in Kashmir

Director Tourism assured all possible help in its promotion.

Srinagar, Nov 04: J&K Sky Running Association in collaboration with Foreshore Athletes organized Sky Running Championship the 2nd of it’s kind.
The high altitude event was held in an open category wherein participants covered a 7 Km distance from Astanmarg to Paragliding point to and fro.
The Running was flagged off by SP city East Miss Sheema Nabi Qasba (IPS) along with SHO Harwan Mohd Ayoub Rather. Athletes from valleys prominent clubs Association especially Foreshore Athletes, Jammu and Kashmir Mountain Biking Association, Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club, Jammu, and Kashmir Adventure Sports Club, took part in the championship.

Umar Farooq got the first position while Gulbadin Hikmatyar and Muzamil Hussain Mir achieved the second and third positions respectively. Riyaz Ahmad finished fourth and Sajad Hussain footed Fifth.
Director Tourism Kashmir Nissar Ahmad Wani was the chief guest at the valedictory function. Speaking on the occasion Director appreciated the efforts of organizers and vowed the full support of Sky Running as Adventure Sport and conducting of similar events at Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Yousmarg, etc. Valleys athletes are second to none and every time they proved their metal at domestic as well as at international level said Wani.
Earlier Mr. Bashir Ahmad Secretary JKSRA Thanked the Chief Guests of Flag off and valedictory functions for their Support n sponsorship while Secretary JKSRA Dr. Anwar Hussain Nagoo enlightenment the guests about the previous achievements and future plans of the association. Pertinent to mention that winners will be promoted to participate in National & International sky running events in the future.

Prominent figures like Syed Tahir (JKHMC), Sajad Kralyari (JKASC)Riyaz Wani (JKMBA), Tahir Ahmad ( Athletic Coach ), Yawar Zaib(TAAK) Haji Ashiq(YN) Nasir Baktoo (HBOA) Mudasir Ahmad, and Gh Nabi (Foreshore Athletes) were present on the occasion.

 

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