Lahore: One of the most challenging phase of the Punjab Youth Festival 2012, the Divisional Level at its conclusion saw Rana Faisal of Sheikhupura claim the healthy baby competition title on Sunday at the Punjabi Complex near Gaddafi Stadium.
The winner of the event Faisal in a stimulating mood before the media at the end of the competition raised a slogan ‘Rana No One, Rana No One’ and his parents thanked Allah Almighty for the win. With this event the Divisional Level will now mark the start of the Provincial Level in around two day’s timeframe with the winners of all the levels gathering in Lahore to compete in their events of mastery.
Yesterday, 224-event and 23-sector, Divisional Level concluded with people getting involved in every kind of event that is possible for the entertainment of the province and also revive sports culture.
On Sunday in the healthy baby competition, there were four competitors including Mohammad Ali of Lahore, Muhammad Ahmed of Kasur, Rana Faisal from Sheikhupura and Ali Ayan of Nankana Sahib while Altaf Izad, secretary Population Department and Dr Zari Fatima CMO Population Department were the guests and gave the prizes to the winners.
After the weigh in and height measurement of the four participants, the competition began and Rana Faisal was declared the winner and was awarded Rs, 10,000 while Lahore’s Mohammad Ali was second and was given Rs 8,000 and Kasur’s Mohammad Ahmed was third to get Rs 5,000 while Ayan was fourth. Besides the prize money, the participants were given certificates.
In the divisional level competitions, Lahore District was visibly the triumphant and similarly in other divisions of the province the main districts cities took the major competitions. Now all the activity will be held at Lahore from October 17 to 25 and will be followed by Guinness World Record events and the Punjab International Sports Festival in November.
The events and competitions thus far were participated by students of schools, colleges, universities, families and individuals from general public and the Festival is near completion there is going to be competitions now between the winners of nine divisions side by side having the involvement of people of all walks of life in the festival.