Army won four while J

Gulmarg, Feb 19 (UNI) Army made a clean sweep in the 15-km free style cross country race winning all the three medals while Bhubhashvari won the first gold for Himachal Pradesh (HP) and hosts Jammu and Kashmir get second and third position in the 5-km free style cross country (women) in the 5th National Winter Games-2008 here today.

Army also won gold while silver went to HP and bronze by High Altitude Warfare School in the Slalom (men) race.

In 15-KM free style cross country (Men), Army made a clean sweep when Angchuk Dorji won the gold after he completed the race in 34:10.23 minutes, followed by Tashi Lundup 34:15.69 minutes and Gupta Bhadur 34:31.59 minutes.

In 5-KM free style cross country (Women) Bhubhashvari won the first gold for HP when she completed the race in 18.3.99 minutes.

Mahjabeen and Masooda won silver and bronze after they completed the race in 19:39.3 and 21:43.46 minutes respectively for the hosts.

Kashmir got second and third positions respectively.


Story first published: Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 17:06 [IST]
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