Budding players exhibit their talent in the Punjab state games for boys


Jalandhar (Wishav Warta): Budding players from across the state exhibited their talent in the various sporting events during the ongoing Punjab State Games for Boys (Under 17) in the city.

Lovepreet Singh of Roop Nagar proved himself the fastest runner of the state by winning gold in 100m race clocking 11.29 sec. on the second day of Punjab State Games for Boy’s under – 17, here today. Sunny of Fatehgarh Sahib won silver in 11.35 sec. Whereas Damanjot Singh of Mohali got bronze in 11.49 sec. In 400m finals Parminder Singh of S.B.S Nagar clinched gold in 52.00 sec, Lovepreet Singh of Gurdaspur won silver in 52.55 sec. Whereas Abhisheikh Yadav of Kaupurthala got bronze in 53.10 sec.

 In Long Jump Brahmanand of S.B.S Nagar bagged gold with a distance of 6.41m, Amarpreet Singh of Tarn Taran won silver with 6.27m where as Sahib Tandon of Mohali got bronze with 6.25m.

In the quarter finals of Handball Ludhiana beat Taran Taran 18-17, Amritsar defeated Sangrur 27-22, Jalandhar ousted Mansa 16-9 where as Faridkot outplayed Roop Nagar 24-7.

In Judo 60kg Aditiya of Jalandhar clinched gold, Arjun of Ludhiana won silver where as Ajya of Patiala and Jagjit Singh of Bathinda were declared jointly bronze medallists. In 55kg Monty of Patiala won gold, Paras Thakur of Hoshiarpur won silver and Nirbhay of Ludhiana and Abhisheikh of Gurdaspur got bronze jointly.

In the quarter finals of Hockey Gurdaspur crushed Ferozepur 7-0, Amritsar ousted Jalandhar 1-0, Patiala defeated Ludhiana 5-0 where as Fatehgarh Sahib beat Moga 2-1 goals.

In the quarter finals of Volleyball Patiala defeated Sangrur 3-1, S.B.S Nagar beat Faridkot 3-1, Jalandhar beat Fazilka 3-0 where as Mohali beat Barnala 3-1.

In the quarter finals of Kabaddi Gurdaspur ousted Amritsar 48-46, Fatehgarh Sahib beat Bathinda 62-39, Roop Nagar defeated Ludhiana 42-16 and Fazilka outplayed Kapurthala 45-22.

In the quarter finals of Basketball Ludhiana beat Mukutsar Sahib 62-36, Patiala defeated Mansa 73-51, Hoshiarpur ousted Jalandhar 69-62 where as Bathinda outplayed Mohali 70-51.

In Wrestling 50kg Gagandeep Singh of Jalandhar defeated Balwinder Singh of Mansa, In 55kg Pinder Singh of Faridkot beat Akshay of Ferozepur, Rohitdeep of Amritsar beat Akash of Jalandhar, In 60 kg Arashdeep Singh of Faridkot defeated Ankush Garg of Sangrur.

In the quarter finals of Football Patiala defeated Fatehgarh Sahib 2-0, Gurdaspur defeated Roop Nagar 7-6 via tie breaker.

In Weight Lifting 56kg finals Lovepreet Singh of Gurdaspur won gold by lifting 157kg, Nirbhao Partap singh of Ludhiana won silver by lifting 155kg where as Satinder Yadav of Patiala got bronze with 154kg. In 62kg weight category Vijay Kumar of Jalandhar won gold by lifting 189kg, Hardev Ram of Bathinda won silver with 188kg where as Lakhbir Singh of Patiala got bronze with 157kg. In 69kg Rohit Sharma of Bathinda won gold with 179 kg, Vikramjit Singh if Patiala won silver with175kg and Harbhajan Singh of Gurdaspur got bronze with 148kg.