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Thursday 19 October 2017
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Girls Helped Shimla to secure its supremacy in State level PYKKA Tournament

The 4th Rural State Sports Tournament 2011-2012 under Panchayat Yuva Khel Avam Krida Abhiyan (PYKKA) which was held in Bilapur concludes today. Shimla adjusted overall champion, whereas Mandi secured second and Solan placed third in the tournament. Shimla leads the tournament in Boxing (Boys), Judo (Boys & Girls), Taekwando (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Girls), Kabaddi (Girls), whereas in Kabaddi (Boys) and Boxing (Girls) Shimla comes second. Shimla place third in Basketball (Girls) and Volleyball (Boys). Mandi won Badminton (Girls), Basketball (Girls) and Kabaddi (Boys), whereas Mnadi team comes second in Athletics (Girls), Boxing (Boys), Basketball (Boys), Kabaddi (Girls), Taekwando (Boys) and Volleyball (Girls). Solan placed third in the ranking and leads the tournament in Athletics and Boxing in girls’ category.

Shimla won 7 overall trophies, Mandi 3, Solan & Una 2 and Bilaspur and Sirmour won one each. Shimla has won this tournament third consecutive time. Tournament was started on 10th November.

The fourth national PYKKA tournament 2011-2012 will begins from 15-12-2011 to 19-02-2012 at various places of the Country. National level of competition of Kabaddi will held at Patna (Bihar) from 15-12-2011 to 18-12-2011. The national level of competition for Athletics, Volleyball and Taekwando will begins from 04-01-2011 to 07-01-2012 at Kolkata (West Bengal). Tumkur (Karnataka) will organise Judo competition from 05-01-2012 to 08-01-2012. Competition for Badminton and Boxing will held at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) from 08-02-2012 from 11-02-2012 and wrestling and Basketball competition will organise at Sonipat (Haryana) from 16-02-2012 from 19-02-2012.



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