Srinagar: A snow skiing course for an all-boys contingent of the University of Kashmir and its affiliated colleges concluded at Gulmarg.
20 students participated in the course organised by the university’s Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES) to impart training to them in Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels of snow skiing.
Dean Students Welfare Prof Raies A Qadri was the chief guest at the valedictory function, where meritorious students were awarded with prizes and certificates.
Prof Qadri said the DPES is doing a commendable job by focusing more on adventure sports events and involving students from colleges as well in its activities.
Director DPES Prof Showket A Shah assured that the Directorate will offer more opportunities to the university and college students to participate in sports events within and outside the university.
Meanwhile, in the Basic category (technique) Rayess Ahmad, Sayar Ahmad and Umar Ashraf won gold, silver and bronze medals respectively while in another Basic course, Basit Farooq, Rayess Ahmad and Umar Ashraf won gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively.
In the Intermediate category, Vequar Mudasir, Mohammad Obair and Adil Ahmad Lone secured gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.
In the Advanced category, Mohammad Saleem Reshi, Rahil Abrar Malla and Suhail Nissar Shah won the gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.
Dr Surjeet Singh accompanied the boys’ contingent as manager.