KATHMANDU: Pakistani athletes continued their impressive show in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal as they ended day six with 18 gold medals, 23 silver and 28 bronze.
In athletics’ 400m hurdles women’s event, Najma Parveen clinched the gold medal by clocking a distance of 1:73 seconds.
Mehboob Ali also won the mens event by a clear the distance in 50:71seconds. The men’s team consisting of Mohammad Naeem, Mohammad Shahbaz, Samiullah and Uzair Rehman got bronze medal in 4x100m relay competition while women’s team comprising Najma Parveen, Aneela Gulzar, Sahib-e-Isra and Esha Imran also grabbed bronze in 4x100m.
Pakistan’s shooting team comprising Kishmala, Anna Ibtisam and Mehwish won silver medal in the air pistol women 10m event.
Published in Dawn, December 7th, 2019