Srinagar, Apr 3: Muzzafar Ahmad of Sheikpora Budgam Thursday proved to be too hot to handle for his opponents emerging as the winner in the 3rd Spring Champions Run.
The event was organized by J&K Sports Development Association (JKSDA) at Almond Garden, Sheikpora Budgam.
The Run was a curtain raiser event of JKSDA’s sports calendar that, according to the press statement from the association, is filled with many a sports events this year.
Keeping with the tradition of starting its annual calendar of activities with a run during spring season amidst the almond blossomed trees, JKSDA held its first event of the season at Budgam.
Top 18 athletes of the Valley participated in the event.
Muzaffar was cut above the rest found no as he overtook everyone from the word go to maintain the lead till the final lap.
Last year’s winner Hamid Aziz of Islamia College had to contend with the second spot and the upcoming athlete Chinar Sports, Narbal proved to be the surprise package to pocket third spot. Zubair Ahmad Wani finished fourth while as Tanveer Hussain of JK Bank finished fifth.
Director, Tramboo Food Industries, Haseeb Tramboo was the chief guest on the occasion while as JKSDA Senior Vice-President, Rauf Tramboo, JKSDA President Mir Nazir, well known coach adventure sports coach Muhammad Yousuf, JKSDA member Bashir Damna were among the audience.
Later Haseeb Tramboo distributed prizes among the winners and hailed organizers Budgam unit of JKSDA for making the arrangements.