LAHORE     -    Sports Board Punjab’s Inde­pendence Day sports events of chess, athletics, swimming, squash, and badminton were under way at different venues of Nishtar Park Sports Complex here on Monday. Punjab Min­ister for Sports Malik Taimoor Masood and DG Sports Punjab Tariq Qureshi were the guests of honour at these sports events. The swimming competition was held at Punjab Internation­al Swimming Complex. In girls swimming competition, Aswa Siddiqui, Sareen Khan, Aleena Zahra, Dalaya, Ayesha Waqas, Abeera and Shazia Shahid won gold medals in their respec­tive categories while in boys’ event, Mohtasm, Dayan Kashif, Mohid Siddique Lone, Hamza Asif, Shahbaz Khan, Hadi Javed, Hasan Jawad, Dawood Nawaz, Rehan Siddique Lone won gold medals in their respective age group categories. Sports Min­ister Malik Taimoor also in­augurated athletics events at Punjab Stadium.