Punjab Win Title Champion Men & Women

25-06-2012, Patiala, Punjab

10th Senior Federation-Cup National Championships 21-24 JUNE, 2012 AT PATIALA, PUNJAB.

10th Senior Federation-Cup National, Patiala, Punjab

Punjab Men & Women lived up to expectations and won the title in 10th Senior Federation-Cup National Championships which were organized by the Tug of War Federation of India, Tug of War Association Punjab and Host by Punjabi University at the Punjabi University Sports Stadium, Patiala recently, 21-24 June 2012

10th Senior Federation-Cup National, Patiala, Punjab

The Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University Dr Jaspal Singh was the chief Guest and Mr. Hari Shanker Gupta, MLA & Working President of TWFI Mr. Madan Mohan Secretary Gen. TWFI were the VIP Guests for the Opening Ceremony and Shri. Raj Kumar Sharma Sports Director of Punjabi University presided over the function

It was a display of great teamwork and co-ordination from the State of Punjab, Delhi, and Mizoram, to edge out several other strong teams in the fray including Haryana which finished second in 620kg. In the 620 kilo category for Men, Punjab (PTWA) lifted the gold with a great show and defeated Haryana, Punjab (Punjabi University) in knock-outs; results that Punjab (Punjabi University) claims bronze after tough fight. Mizoram also did well to finish third by beating their strong rivals from Maharashtra in 640Kg weight categories, and Punjab (Punjabi University) clinched Gold by beating the team Punjab (Punjab Power).

10th Senior Federation-Cup National, Patiala, Punjab

Delhi Women had a team with a good track record and were considered as one of the favorites but the host team managed to pull the rug from under their feet with a courageous display and won Gold comfortably. Delhi, which put up a good fight, had to be satisfied with the second spot while the third place went to Haryana that got the better of Maharashtra also by a 3-0 points.

10th Senior Federation-Cup National, Patiala, Punjab

In Mix 4+4 categories 540kg, Punjab wins gold by defeating Delhi team in very close match, Delhi has to conciliation with second spot. In 560kg, Haryana finished third, winning the bronze by a marginal defeat from Delhi by 3-0. The Host secured the gold.

10TH Senior Federation Cup Patiala, Punjab

After the conclusion of the tournament, Mr. Daljeet Singh Rana (IPS.) SSP of Patiala, International Gold Medalist of Lawn Tennis, along with Asiad Jyoti Mr. Gautam Kaul ( Former DG, ITBP ), President of the TWFI gave away the prizes to the respective teams in the presence of several other dignitaries.