U21 Games
Peshawar leading with 11 gold
PESHAWAR: Peshawar with 11 gold, 4 silver and one bronze medals was leading the women Games so far, followed by Mardan with three gold and two silver and seven bronze medals and Hazara with two gold, three silver and one bronze medals at third in the ongoing KP U21 Women Games being played at Abdul Wali Khan Sports Complex Charsadda on Tuesday.
Mardan also grabbed gold medals in Handball, Tennis, and Baseball and two silver medals and seven bronze medals. Mardan defeated Peshawar. Kohat won one gold and one bronze medal. DI Khan Region won one gold and one bronze medal.
In judo competitions, Hazara won two gold medals with one bronze medal, Peshawar with one gold medal and two silver medals, while Kohat won one gold medal, one silver and one bronze medal.
Women are competing in baseball, handball, tennis, judo, taekwondo, wushu, hockey, squash, archery and basketball.
In the -40kg weight Kohat's Hasina won gold, Peshawar's Sahara won silver and Mardan's bronze medal. Hazara's Iqra won gold medal in -44, Soiya of Swat was second and Kohat's Laiba was third. In -48kg, Nada of Hazara won gold medal, Peshawar's Rani Silver and Kohat's Sahrish and Bashra won bronze medal. In -52kg category, Bannu's second and Asma's Hazara finished in third position.
In Men’s Full Contact Karate, Peshawar with six gold and one silver medals secured 100 points and won overall trophy, followed by Hazara with one gold, one silver and two browns medals got 58 points. Mardan with six browns medal took 42 points. However, Malakand won one gold, one silver and two bronze, DI Khan, one gold and one bronze medals. Bannu won two silver and two bronze medals in these competitions.
Peshawar secured 814 points, Mardan got second position with 396 points and Bannu finished third with 303 points. Peshawar won gold in both men and women.
In the 14km cycling competitions, Peshawar won gold with 60 points, Mardan with 40 points silver and Malakand Region managed to win bronze medal with 24 points. Akhtar of Peshawar won first in individual competitions. Peshawar's Ershad second and Mardan Region’s Omar Farooq secured third position organized by Northern Bypass Peshawar.
In both team and individual events, Peshawar Region won gold medals. - APP