All Pakistan Inter-varsity Weightlifting Championship conclude at UVAS
LAHORE (24-03-17): The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad organised All Pakistan Inter-university Weightlifting Championship 2016-17 here in City Campus Lahore.
Students from 10 universities from all over Pakistan participated in the championship. In these contests, the University of Central Punjab (UCP) won 1st position, Punjab University (PU) got 2nd and Superior University Lahore got 3rd position.
UVAS weightlifter Abdullah Butt made new national records in heavy weight category and won gold medal. He broke all previous national record of 165kg and lifted 170kg weight. He also broke another clean and jerks national record of 205 kg with the attempts of 215 kg.
UVAS Treasurer Muhammad Aslam Parvaiz chaired the concluding ceremony of the weightlifting contests and distributed cash prizes and trophies among the winner teams. Prof Dr Athar Mahmood, Chairman Sports Board (UVAS) Prof Dr Aftab Ahmad Anjum and Director Sports UVAS Rana Amjad Iqbal were also present on the occasion.