Panchkula, MAY 11:Delhi Public School, Pinjore hogged the spotlight by emerging undisputed winners with a haul of 10 gold and seven silver medals in the inaugural Invitational Taekwondo Championship organised by Panchkula Taekwondo Association at the DPS School in Pinjore, near here on Sunday.Displaying their skills, DPS won first positions through Naman Mittal (-32 kg), Ankit Solanki (-35 kg), Mohit Tushir (-38 kg), Mohit Chaudhary (-45 kg), Ishpreet Singh (-48 kg), Anjini (-51 kg), Sanchit (-58 kg), Shadman (-62 kg), Harsh Bhandari (-78 kg) and Sagar Mathur ((+78 kg).
Taekwondo Club, with four gold and two silver, took home the runners-up trophy. Their gold medalists were: Anshbir Singh (-18 kg), 2 Gagandeep Singh (-21 kg) Onkar Singh (-41 kg) and Amit Kumar (-54 kg)..Manav Mangal claimed three gold and two silver medals to occupy third place.They bagged gold medals through Rohit (-27 kg), Piyush (-29 kg) and Ritesh (-67 kg), accoriding to PTA secretary Harish Kumar.
Earlier, DPS Principal Samson inaugurated the two-day championship. Table Soccer Federation of India president Balwinder Singh Johal and Panchkula Taekwondo Association president Mahesh Cahwla jointly distributed the prizes.
Results: Under 18 kg: 1 Anshbir Singh (Taekwondo Club), 2 Karan Sharma (Balastic Vidyalaya).
Under 21 kg: 1 Gagandeep Singh (Taekwondo Club), 2 Atinder Pal (Mohali). Under 25 kg: 1 Kartik Kher (Stepping Stone), 2 Subhuam (Taekwondo Club). Under 27 kg: 1 Rohit (Manav Mangal), 2 Gurdev Singh (Stepping Stone). Under 29 kg: 1 Piyush (Manav Mangal), 2 Jacinth (Stepping Stone). Under 32 kg: 1 Naman Mittal (DPS Pinjore), 2 Amit (Satluj Public School). Under 35 kg: 1 Ankit Solanki (DPS Pinjore), 2 Dishant (Manav Mangal). Under 38 kg: 1 Mohit Tushar (DPS Pinjore), 2 Allah Bakash (DPS Pinjore).
Under 41 kg: 1 Onkar Singh (Taekwondo Club), 2 Tejinder Singh (Taekwondo Club). Under 44 kg: 1 Vipan Rawat (Mohali), 2 Sandeep Battan (DPS, Pinjore). Below 45 kg: 1 Mohit Choudhary (DPS Pinjore), 2 Gagan (DPS Pinjore). Below 48 kg: 1 Ishpreet Singh (DPS Pinjore), 2 Lakshay Bhadoo (Little Flower Convent School). Below 51 kg: 1 Anjini (DPS Pinjore), 2 Varinder Saini (Satluj Public School). Below 54 kg: 1 Amit Kumawr (Taekwondo Club), 2 Saumya Little Flower). Below 58 kg: 1 Sanchi (DPS Pinjore), 2 Khushawr (DPS Pinjore). Below 62 kg: 1 Shadman (DPS Pinjore), 2 Gaurav (DPS Pinjore). Below 67 kg: 1 Ritesh (Manav Mangal), 2 Anannya (DPS Pinjore). Below 72 kg: 1Vibhor (Little Flower), 2 Mohammad Javed (DPS Pinjore). Below 78 kg: 1 Harsh Bhandari (DPS Pinjore), 2 Sidanth Areop (DPS Pinjore). Plus 78 kg: 1 Sagar Mathur (DPS Pinjore) and 2 Harjit (Manav Mangal).