UCP won the interuniversity weight-lifting championship by scoring 49 points which was held under the aegis of UCP and HEC (Higher Education Commission) of Pakistan at Lahore. Superior University Lahore with 36 points and University of the Punjab with 29 points got second and third positions respectively.
Three players of UCP, Asad-ullah Khan, Ali Afan and Habib Asghar set new records in 62 kgs, 69 kgs and 77 kgs category. Mustaqeem Butt of GCU set record in 105+ category.
As many as nine universities participated in the event, which included University of the Punjab, Bahauddin Zakariya University, University of Agriculture-Faisalabad, Government College Universities Faisalabad and Lahore, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Lahore and University of Central Punjab.
Cash prizes and trophies were awarded to the teams by Mr. Tars Mohiuddin, Director Sports, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan and Mr. Irfan Sheraz, Assistant Director, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.