Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 29
Over 350 outstanding players were felicitated at the 47th annual sports prize distribution function of Guru Nanak Dev University here today. Cash prizes worth Rs 90 lakh and trophies were given to them.
The players, who have stood first at the national inter-university level games, were honoured with Rs 18,000 each. Rs 15,000 and Rs 12,000 were given to those holding second and third positions, respectively.
The international level players (first positions) were honored with cash prize of Rs 1 lakh each, second and third position holders got Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 each, respectively. Those ranking fourth got Rs 30,000. Besides, Rs 20,000 was given for participation.
Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, lifted the Guru Nanak Dev University Inter-College A Division Overall General Championship Trophy (men) while Khalsa College, Amritsar, was the runner-up. In men’s category in B division, SSM College Dina Nagar stood first and GGS Khalsa College Sarhalai was the runner-up.
In the women’s section, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar, lifted the GNDU Inter-College A Division Overall General Championship Trophy while HMV Jalandhar stood second. In B division (women), SDSPM (W) College, Rayya, and RK Arya Nawanshehr clinched the first and the second positions, respectively. Arjuna Awardee (Hockey) Rupa Saini was the chief guest.
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