Punjab’s Hina and Moazzam clinch silver medals in judo and wushu events 14 Nov, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Punjab girls judo team bagged one silver and a bronze in 33rd National Games judo event to finish 5th in the competition on Thursday.

Punjab’s Hina demonstrated excellent performance and grabbed silver medal in Open weight category judo event while Anum annexed bronze medal in Below-44kg competition.

In wushu, Moazzam Ali won another silver medal for Punjab team. Sania Mustafa also contributed fine performance and won a solitary bronze medal in wushu event held at Qayyum stadium.

Punjab also added two more bronze medals in karate event of 33rd National Games being staged at Peshawar. Punjab’s overall medals tally has reached to 18 including four silver and 14 bronze medals.

Army topped the medals table with 113 gold, 89 silver and 57 bronze medals followed by Wapda with 78 gold, 65 silver and 49 bronze medals.

In National Games girls hockey event, Punjab lost semifinal match against Wapda after thrilling encounter. Punjab will face Railways team in 3rd/4th position match on Friday.  

Punjab also finished 5th in National Games basketball and baseball competitions. The baseball championship was staged at Islamia University Peshawar.

In National Games women rugby championship, Punjab rugby team defeated Sindh by 10-5 in a 5th/6th position match at Abbottabad. Punjab clinched one bronze medal in archery event.

In swimming event, Punjab’s Daniyal Ghulam Nabi won a silver medal in 50m breast stroke contest. Overall, Punjab swimmers pocketed one silver and five bronze medals.