The All Pakistan Inter Varsity Gymnastics Championship 2023 concluded on a high note with the GC University Lahore clinching the championship trophy. More than eleven universities participated in the tournament held under the auspices of Higher Education Commission at GCU Sports Hall.
The Vice Chancellor of GC University Lahore, Professor Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Director of Sports Wasim Akhtar, and officials of Higher Education Commission, including Muhammad Asif, graced the ceremony with their presence.
The team GCU emerged as the winners of the championship with Punjab University and University of Central Punjab securing joint second place and University of Management Technology (UMT) achieving the third position. The teams competed in a variety of disciplines, including floor exercises, balance beam, vault, and uneven bars.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Professor Dr. Asghar Zaidi congratulated the winning team and thanked all the participants for making the championship a success. He emphasized the importance of sports in developing the physical and mental capabilities of the youth and expressed his hope that students from all universities can use GC University's gymnastic training facilities to represent Pakistan better in the future.
Muhammad Asif, an official of the Higher Education Commission, lauded the contribution of GC University Lahore to the field of sports and acknowledged the many sports stars that the university has produced over the years. Director of Sports Wasim Akhtar reaffirmed GC University's commitment to promoting sports and pledged to continue supporting athletes in the future.
The All Pakistan Inter Varsity Gymnastics Championship 2023 showcased the talents of some of Pakistan's most promising young athletes and served as a reminder of the importance of sports in building a healthy and prosperous nation.