LAHORE - The Urdu literati and Bio-Tech scientists lifted the prestigious general trophies at the closing ceremony of the 112th Annual Sports of the Government College University (GCU).

Vice Chancellor Prof Dr M Khaleeq-ur-Rahman chaired the proceedings of the closing ceremony while college’s former principal Abdul Majeed Awan and MNA Bilal Yasin were the chief guests of the ceremony that was marked by colourful Gymkhana events including Girls Chatti Race, Cricket Ball Throw, Pillow Fighting, Staff Children Race, Wheel Barrow Race, Musical Chair and Old Ravians Handicap Race.

GCU Sports Board chairman Prof Dr Ikramul Haq declared the Urdu Department winners with 13 golds, 15 silvers and four bronze medals in boys’ competitions to won the title while in girls events, Institute of Bio-Technology won nine golds, 11 silvers and three bronze medals to lift the trophy. M Khursheed of Political Science Department won the title of Best GCU Athlete 2012. The English Department secured the second position in both competitions among boys and girls. In gymkhana events, Chatti Race and Musical Chairs were won by Rubina and Aqsa Lodhi, respectively.