KP win 29th Na­tional Full Body Con­tact Karate tro­phy

Pakistan Observer - - SPORTS -

PE­SHAWAR—Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa clinched the over­all tro­phy of the 29th Na­tional Full Body Con­tact Karate Tour­na­ment which con­cluded here at Lala Rafique Sports Arena on Tues­day.

Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Sports Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Rashida Ghaz­navi, Nazim Town-1 Zahid Nadeem, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the Anti Nar­cotics Force (ANF) Muham­mad Aamir, Chief Pak­si­tan Shiyan Muham­mad Ar­shad Jan, Or­ga­niz­ing Sec­re­taries Inayat Ul­lah Khan, Shahidzada Hadi, judges, were also present and wit­nessed the thrilling events in five dif­fer­ent weight classes.

More than 150 play­ers from Pun­jab, Sindh, Balochis­tan, AJK, Gil­git-Baltistan, FATA, Islamabad, a team of Afghanistan and Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa vie for the top honor.

In the Su­per Weight cat­e­gory Khan Ul­lah of KP got gold medal, fol­lowed by Ki­fayat Ul­lah, in the Heavy Weight Saif Ul­lah of KP won gold medal, fol­lowed by Muham­mad Saleem of Pun­jab, in the Mid­dle weight group Ar­shad won gold medal, fol­lowed by Ah­mad Javed of Balochis­tan, in the light weight cat- egory Ab­dur Rehman of KP won gold medal, fol­lowed by Hamid Ul­lah of Balochis­tan, in the feather weight cat­ge­gory Umar Fa­rooq of Pun­jab got first, fol­lowed by Muham­mad Zubair of KP.

KP se­cured over­all 84 points, fol­lowed by Balochis­tan and Pun­jab. There were some fights of the play­ers from Afghanistan as well which were largely en­joyed by lo­cally based Afghan spec­ta­tors.

At the end, Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Sports Rashida Ghaz­navi, Di­rec­tor Sports Op­er­a­tion Tariq Mehmood, Nazim Town-1 Zahid Nadeem, Chair­man Sports and Cul­ture Town No. 1 Haji Hi­dayat Ur Rehman, rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the lo­cal govt Us­man Khan, Youth Nazim Fa­had Shafi, Di­rec­tor Sports PSB Coach­ing Cen­ter Mum­taz Ah­mad Nadeem, ANF rep­re­sen­ta­tive Muham­mad Aamir, rep­re­sen­ta­tive from Afghanistan Olympic As­so­caition Ha­mayun Al­izai, Pres­i­dent KP Sports Writ­ers As­so­ci­a­tion Je­hanzeb Sad­dique gave away tro­phies, medals, cer­tifi­cates and cash prizes to the po­si­tion hold­ers.—APP

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