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WAPDA PLAYERS EXCEL IN 3RD SOUTH ASIAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN INDIA

Lahore – September 29, 2016: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Karate players, representing Pakistan in 3rd South Asian Karate Championship which was held recently at New Delhi in India, exhibited excellent performance for their country.

Pakistan secured 2nd position in Men’s Championship, while 4th position in Women’s Championship. All medals secured by Pakistan were won by WAPDA players. In Men’s individual events, Pakistan won 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals, while in Men’s team events won 2 silver medals. In Women’s individual events, Pakistan secured 1 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals, while in Women’s team events 1 silver and 1 bronze medal.

Besides, WAPDA Karate officials also participated in the course for Referees and Coaches organised by Asian Karate Federation at New Delhi, India. Uzma Asghar and Khalid Noor successfully completed the Referee Course while Babar Iqbal successfully completed the Coaching Course.

Meanwhile, WAPDA Sports Board has congratulated the WAPDA players and officials for their excellent performance in the championship.