SWABI, 09 April: The annual sports gala at the Swabi University has begun here the other day.

On the opening day of the weeklong gala, athletics competitions were held among different departments of the university. In men’s events, the department of Geology grabbed first position in the athletics event followed by Agriculture and Microbiology departments which got second and third positions respectively.

In women’s individual events, Maryam got first position in the 100-meter race.

Cricket, football, table tennis, badminton, hockey, netball, tug-of-war and athletics events have been included in the sports festival which will continue for one week.