In the second leg of its ongoing district winter sports championships the District Winter Games Association of Baramulla started its ski championships at Gulmarg here on Friday. The Championship is being organised under the auspices of WGAJK and J&K State Sports Council. On the first day the competitions were held in alpine ski and snowboarding in different age groups. Nearly 55 skiers and snowboarders took part in daylong competitions. The competitions were held in Giant Slalom in senior, Junior II, Junior I, and Children II categories.
In Alpine senior men category Bilal Ahmad Sheikh, Irshad Ahmad and Fayaz Ahmad bagged first three positions respectively; in Alpine Boys Junior II category Jehangir Ahmad Gaanai, Waseem Ahmad Bhat and Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat lifted first three positions respectively; in Alpine Boys Junior I category Mudasir Ahmad War, Amir Bin Rsahim and Irfan Ahmad Sheikh won first three positions respectively. In junior girls category Sabiya Nabi,Zainab Rashid and Shabista Shabir got first three positios, while In Snowboarding Giant Slalom Senior men event Mudasir Ahmad Bhat, Zahoor Ahmad and Firdous Ahmad Sheikh won first three positions and in Junior category Mehraj ud Din Khan, Faisal Farooq and Zubair Ahmad Lone bagged first, second and third positions respectively.