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Figure skating introduced for the first time in Pakistan by WSF

December 30, 2018 | General, Official News | Share:

Islamabad, December 30, 2018 (PPI-OT): Showcasing some extraordinary performance, “GB Ski Association” clinched the Sadia Khan Ski Cup 2018. Base commander PAF Base Kalabagh Air Commodore Asim Ijaz was the Chief Guest for the Closing ceremony held at PAF Ski Resort Naltar, today. A large number of Civil and Military officials were present at the ceremony.

The Chief Guest distributed medals and trophies among the coveted winners of the tournament in different disciplines. Another important event was the introduction of the sport of Figure Skating for the first time in history of Pakistan. Eleven Year old Girl, Mallar from Dubai showcased some extremely Elegant and swift moves of Figure skating, surprising the audience with her jaw dropping performance.

A foreign coach has also been hired by the Winter sports federation to teach the basics of Figure Skating to the local kids and university and college students of the country. At this stage, WSF announced to open a full scale indoor Simulator in Karachi to facilitate the Skiers and Enthusiasts from Southern chapter and develop ice skating rings over all the frozen lakes in Gilgit, Skardu and KPK region.

Skiers of different Ski Associations, from all across Pakistan participated in the championship. A large number of skiers and ski enthusiasts from different parts of the country came to witness the championship in an icy cold environment

The results of event are as under: –

SAADIA KHAN CUP

Slalom

Gold – Amna Wali

Silver – Iman Shahzad

Bronze – Ramsha Shahzad

Giant Slalom

Gold – Amna Wali

Silver – Ummama Wali

Bronze – Ramsha Shahzad

Children Ski Competition (Girls)

Cat I

Slalom – Giant Slalom

Gold – Khusheem Sahiba, Gold – Khusheem Sahiba

Silver – Adeeba Alam, Silver – Adeeba Alam

Bronze – Seema Jan, Bronze – Seema Jan

Cat II

Slalom – Giant Slalom

Gold- Fatima Ali, Gold – Sonia Afzal

Silver – Sonia Afzal, Silver – Fatima Ali

Bronze – Mishal Sajjad, Bronze – Mishal Sajjad

Children Ski Competition (Boys)

Cat I

Slalom – Giant Slalom

Gold – Muhammad Arshad, Gold – Abdul Razzaq

Silver – Saifullah, Silver – Muhammad Arshad

Bronze – Zubair, Bronze – Muhammad Jamil

Cat II

Slalom – Giant Slalom

Gold- Ali Abbas, Gold – Ali Abbas

Silver – Shah Zaman, Silver – Shah Zaman

Bronze – Muhammad Sher, Bronze – Altaf Hussain

2nd Snow Boarding Competition (Girls)

Gold – Fatima Nadeem

Silver – Sara Nadeem

Bronze – Khadija Wali

2nd Snow Boarding Competition (Boys)

Gold – Muhammad Iqbal

Silver – Hamza Masood

Bronze – Liaqat Ali

For more information, contact:
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force
E-mail: pafdpr@paf.gov.pk
Tel: +92-51-9507751, +92-51-9261300
Fax: +92-51-9260868

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