Punjab & Delhi Win
Punjab & Delhi Win the
“HAZUR SAHIB GURU GOVIND SINGH JI CUP”
Nanded, 21st December,2012. The 25th Senior
Men National Championships concluded here today. The Championship
was start on 18th December ,2012 and Closing on 21st Dec.2012. The Championships organised by Tug of War Federation of India
and hosted by Maharashtra Tug-of-War Association at Khalasa Sports Stadium,
Delhi & Punjab men lived up to expectations
and won the title Hazur Sahib Guru Govind Singh Ji Cup which was organized by
the Tug of War Federation of India hosted by Maharashtra Tug-of-War Association
It was a display of great teamwork and
co-ordination from the State of Maharashtra , Punjab, Delhi , and Tamil Nadu,
to edge out several other strong teams in the fray including Haryana which
finished second in 600kg & 620kg. In the 600 kilo category, Delhi team
lifted the gold with a great show and defeated all teams like Haryana, Tamil
Nadu in Single Leagues cum knock- out matches. Maharashtra claims bronze after
tough fight with team Tamil Nadu.
In 620kg Maharashtra also did well to finish
third by beating their strong rivals and Punjab clinched Gold by beating the
Punjab Power had a team with a good track record
and was considered as one of the favorites but the Punjab (PTWA) team managed
to pull the rug from under their feet with a courageous display and won Gold
comfortably. Punjab Power, which put up a good fight, had to be satisfied with
the second spot while the third place went to Haryana Power that got the better
of Maharashtra also by a 3-0 points.
After the conclusion of the tournament, Sports
Director of SRT Marathawada University, International Player, along with Mr.
Madan Mohan, Secretary General of the TWFI gave away the prizes to the
respective teams in the presence of several other dignitaries.