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National Gymnastic Championship

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The 47th edition of the National Gymnastic Championship will be held here from May 25 and country's men and women gymnasts showing their talent in various events. The two-day premier activity is being organised under the aegis of Punjab Gymnastic Association (PGA) in collaboration with Pakistan Gymnastic Federation (PGF). "All the affiliated units including four provinces, Pakistan Army, Police, Higher Education Commission and Islamabad will be fielding their teams,” said a spokesman of the PGA here Thursday.

He said female gymnasts would also be competing in the event and they would be featuring in floor and vault events. "The events will be conducted in accordance with the international gymnastic federation's code of points. Each team will be comprising six players and two officials besides four female participants,” he added.

The spokesman said the PGF and the PGA were taking best possible measures to promote the game in the country. “The PGF is holding regular annual events both for seniors and juniors besides women championship to enlarge the span of activities and to spot new talent,” he concluded.

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