LAHORE - Wapda leading the medal table of the 32nd National Games as they grabbed 28 more gold medals while HEC replaced Sindh for the second position on the fifth day here at the various venues of the city.

Wapda was leading with 76 gold medal, 31 silver, and 25 bronze medals while HEC clinched 14 gold medals, 16 silver, and 25 bronze and Sindh slipped to third spot from No 2 by bagging same number of gold medals but silver and bronze medals difference let them down.

In the shooting events held at Gun & Country Club, Akhter and Arif of Wapda won gold and silver medals respectively and Shahzad of HEC won bronze. In 80km men cycling event, Nisar Ahmad of Wapda won gold medal while Sameer Ahmad of Railways won silver and Sabir of Wapda bronze. In the women cycling 30km race, Raheela Bano of Wapda got gold, Rashida won silver and Misbah bronze.

In boxing event, Wapda notched up seven golds, one silver and two bronze. HEC took one gold, 3 silver and two bronze while Sindh got one gold, 3 silver and one bronze. Railways earned one gold, one silver and four bronze while Balochistan got two silver and Punjab four bronze.

In gymnastic, M Afzal of Wapda claimed gold in floor exercise, M Yasir won silver and Ayub Faisal of Sindh and Khalil Mir of HEC won bronze. In pommel horse event Bakhtawar of Wapda won gold, Abdul Haq of Railways silver and Ansar of Punjab bronze. Khurram Shahzad of Wapda won ring event gold, M Afzal of Wapda silver and Javed Murad of Railways got bronze. In wall competitions, M Yasir of Wapda won gold, M Nawaz of Railways silver and Abdul Qadir of Punjab bronze. In parallel bars event, M Afzal of Wapda got gold, Afaan Khan of HEC silver and Ghulam Hoor of Punjab bronze. In high bar events, Khurram Shahzad of Wapda gold, M Yasir of Wapda silver and Khalil Mir of HEC bronze.

Punjab downed Wapda to clinch gold medal in the women football with Zara Iqbal scoring only goal. In wushu, Punjab won two gold medals as Shahmsur Rehman won gold in 52kg after beating Adnan of Wapda while in 75kg, Kamran Khalid of Punjab beat Asmat of Balochistan to claim gold.

In women handball event, Wapda earned gold, HEC silver and Punjab bronze. In taekwondo fun male event, Shahbaz Ahmad of Railway grabbed gold, M Waqas of HEC silver and Tahir of Balochistan bronze. In team event, HEC won gold, Wapda silver and Railways bronze. In light male events, Naveed Khan of Wapda took gold, Hassan of Sindh silver and Jamshed of Fata bronze. In middle male event, Mubashar Nawaz of Wapda claimed gold, Adil Bakhsh of KPK silver and Jamshed of Fata bronze. In fly female taekwondo, Ayesha Noor of Sindh earned gold, Sonia of Wapda silver and Rafiya of Police bronze. In feather female taekwondo, Wapda’s Tayyaba Khan managed gold, Railways Zaiba Riaz silver and Punjab’s Suneta bronze. In walter female event, Hina Khan of HEC won gold, Mahnoor of Punjab silver and Shahid of Railways bronze. In heavy female events, gold went to Wapda’s Saira, silver to Punjab’s Sughra and bronze to Sindh’s Sehrish.

Meanwhile, 45 matches were decided in the wrestling event and Wapda’s wrestlers won almost all of their bouts while Punjab’s five wrestlers qualified for the final round. The tug-of-war competitions also commenced with seven matches were held in which Wapda was on top while Railways on second.