Water and Power Development Authority wins national wrestling championship

Lahore, December 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) won 60th National Wrestling Championship by scoring 70 points. With seven gold medals, WAPDA registered a clean sweep in all the seven categories of the championship ranging from 55 kilogram (Kg) to 120 Kg.

Punjab with 58 points and Pakistan Police with 51 points bagged second and third position respectively in the championship.

WAPDA Sports Board President, Yousaf Naseem Khokhar, was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony of the championship, who gave away trophies and medals to the winning teams and their players. Pakistan Olympic Association Secretary Khalid Mehmood, Pakistan Wrestling Federation President Chaudhary Muhammad Asghar and WAPDA Sports Board Director General Mian Riffat Mahmood were also present on the occasion.

The 3-day National Wrestling Championship was organised by the Pakistan Wrestling Federation here at Punjab College. As many as eight teams participated in the championship including WAPDA, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan Police, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan and Islamabad.

For more information, contact:
Muhammad Abid Rana
Director Public Relations
Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
G-32, WAPDA House, Lahore
Tel: +9242 9920 2633 and +9242 9920 2211 -2033 -2029
Cell: +92333 445 8293
Email: mabidrana@gmail.com

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