Karachi, Jan 19: Defence Authority Degree College is a renowned college of the metropolis which provides enabling environment for academic, intellectual and physical development of students. Annual Sports Day 2018 was held at College's Cricket Ground with great fanfare. Additional Director Schools and Colleges DHA Col Zahid Hussain (Retd) was the chief guest on the occasion.
The exciting athletics events included 100 Meters, 200 Meters and 400 Meters Sprint Race (for boys and girls separately), 4x100 Meters Relay Race, 110 Meters Hurdle and 800 Meters Race. Challenging Cycling and Marathon events which started earlier in the morning culminated at the ceremony amid cheers and excitement. The culmination was magnificent Tug of War as display of power and strength.
The chief guest appreciated the college for holding a spectacular sports event. He said that such events promote healthy and positive trends in students and were significant for development of their wholesome and dynamic personality. He also congratulated the distinguished students of the college who won various sports competition at Karachi and Pakistan level.
Principal Syed Siraj Munir highlighted the importance of sports in students life. He said that sports give students necessary confidence and dynamism to excel in every field of life.
Daniyal Basit was declared Sportsman of the Year and the fastest Man of the College for wining 100 meters sprint. Sehar Ahmed clinched the title of the Fastest Girl for getting gold medal in 100 meters race (for girls). Sir Syed House won the coveted trophy and was declared the Winner House while Iqbal House was Runners Up.
At the end the chief guest awarded trophies and prizes among the winners of the competition.