The Talent Hunt Youth Sports League wrestling competition was held at the Sports Complex of Sindh Agriculture University (SAU), in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The Karachi region won 4 Gold and 4 Silver medals with 100 points in different categories, by winning the first position, and has been declared the winner of the Sindh region wrestling competition.

After fierce competition, Ziaullah Gold Medal in 61 kg weight category, Hamza Khan Gold Medal in 70 kg weight category, Muhammad Farooq Gold Medal in 79 kg weight category, and Sujawal Khan in 86 kg weight category won Gold Medal.

Players of the Hyderabad region, Shoaib Leghari won the gold medal in the 65 kg category, Muhammad Sami gold medal in the 74 kg category, and Mohi Ur Rehman gold medal in the 92 kg weight category. Hyderabad got 77 points and finished the second position with three silver medals and two bronze medals.

Sukkur, the third-largest city in Sindh, won one gold medal, two silver medals, and five bronze medals and secured the third position. While Mohammad Moosa of Larkana won the gold medal in the Open weight category.

The players who won gold and silver medals during these competitions will be included in the team of Sindh province, who will later participate in national-level sports.

Addressing the occasion, Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri said that national-level games have been started at Sindh Agriculture University; he said that the young athletes learned from the Sindh Agriculture University grounds and Sports Complex will soon represent the national-level games.

Dr. Fateh Marri, Vice Chancellor, Ms. Afsheen Akhtar, Project Manager Sports Academies, Higher Education Commission, Dr. Jan Muhammad Murri, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Sub Campus Umer Kot; Dr. Aijaz Ali Khooharo; Anwar Hussain Khanzada, Dr. Aijaz Soomro, Dr. Ziaul Hassan Shah, Abdul Wahid Baloch, Dr. Asad Marri, Iqbal Memon and distributed trophies and medals.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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