SBP organize Independence Day women pentathlon and touchball competitions

Friday, August 10, 2018

ports Board Punjab (SBP), with the collaboration of Punjab Pentathlon Association, Punjab Touchball Association and Divisional Sports Department organized Independence Day women pentathlon and touchball competitions at national cycling velodrome.
Four teams – two from Lahore (Fatima Jinnah and Mrs Rana Liaqat Ali Khan) and one each from Sheikhupura and Kasur took part in both the events.
Lahore’s Mehwish secured first position in pentathlon competition while Azra Nasir of Kasur and Sidra of Sheikhupura finished second and third respectively.
Secretary General Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (PMPF) Ch Zahoor Ahmed was the chief guest on this occasion. Talking on this occasion, Ch Zahoor Ahmed said that female players of all the teams demonstrated glorious performance in pentathlon and touchball competitions. He said Sports Board Punjab under the leadership of Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan always took effective measures for the promotion of sports in the province.
In touchball event, Fatima Jinnah team defeated Mrs Rana Liaqat Ali Khan team by 5-3 points. Sadaf of Fatima Jinnah team exhibited wonderful performance and scored three points while Aqsa and Hafsa struck one point each for the winning team. Kinza, Saba and Saima scored one point each for losing team.
Syed Fawad Ali Shah, President Pakistan Touchball Federation was the chief guest and distributed prizes among the prominent performers.