Lahore- November 26, 2017: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) clinched both Men’s and Women’s titles in the National Karate Championship held here at WAPDA Sports Complex. WAPDA successfully defended both the titles in the Championship.
In the race for Men’s title, WAPDA grabbed 180 points with seven gold, one silver and one bronze medals, securing irst position in the Championship. Army obtained second position with 95 points while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa third position with 60 points in the event.
Likewise, for Women’s title, WAPDA secured 185 points with seven gold and two silver medals winning the top slot. Army secured second position with 80 points and Sindh achieved third position with 75 points in the Championship.
With this tremendous performance in the National Karate Championship, WAPDA managed to win the Men’s title for the consecutive 21 times while, Women’s title for the consecutive 11 times.
WAPDA Secretary and WAPDA Sports Board President Amer Ahmad was the Chief Guest of the concluding ceremony, who gave away trophies and medals to the winning teams and the players. WAPDA Member (Water) Riaz Ali Shah and office bearers of National Karate Federation and WAPDA Sports Board were also present on the occasion.
The 3-day Championship was organized by WAPDA Sports Board in collaboration with National Karate Federation. As many as 10 teams participated in the Championship namely WAPDA, Army, Police, Railways, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).