ISLAMABAD - Preston University organised the Inter University Sports Gala under the banner of 'Spring Splash 2015', a weeklong festivity which the university organises once every year.

Twenty20 cricket, football (male and female), badminton and table tennis competitions were conducted. Students of public and private universities of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Kohat and Lahore participated in different sports events.

In T20 cricket, Abasyn University, Peshawar outclassed Preston University Kohat to clinch the title. In the male badminton competition, Federal Urdu University Islamabad beat Hamdard University to capture title. In female badminton championship, Preston University beat Air University Islamabad to lift the title. In badminton mixed doubles competition, Air University Islamabad outpaced Preston University Islamabad for first position.

Preston University Islamabad routed Hamdard University Islamabad in the inter university football championship. In male table tennis championship, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi beat Hamdard University Islamabad, in female table tennis championship, Air University Islamabad outshined Preston University Islamabad to win the title.

Preston University Chancellor Dr Abdul Basit was the chief guest and distributed prizes among the winners of different sports competitions in an impressive ceremony held here at the Shalimar Cricket Ground.

Addressing the participants, the chief guest said all the participating teams had performed well in the respective tournaments. However, the teams, which were declared the best, had performed outstandingly for which they were rewarded well.