Srinagar: Omar Hamid Dar emerged winner in the 5th edition of Spring Champions run held at Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) Hawal ground, here on Thursday.
The event in which top athletes of the valley participated was flagged off by the Director Physical Education of (ICSC) Altaf-ur-Rehman. The run was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Sports Development Association (JKSDA) in collaboration with Islamia College, Hawal.
Omar Hamid Dar cruised to victory with the handsome lead over second placed, Zubair Ahmad. Umar Farooq finished third.
Director Tourism, Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah was chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony while as Principal Islamia College, Prof GM Tibetbakal was guest of honor.
Speaking on the occasion Shah said “It is good to see JKSDA kick starting its seasonal activities with this spring run. The athletes are in great shape and gives hint that they have been preparing hard for this event.”
“JKSDA has been in forefront in promotion of sports in the Valley while as Islamia College always help and provide its facilities to the organizations. This institute that is located in the heart of Shahr e Khaas of Srinagar is known for its sports culture,” he said.
Later Mahmood Shah, Prof. Tibet Bakal and Tariq Ghani distributed prizes among the winners and also participation mementoes among all the other athletes.