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WAPDA clinched National Women Karate title 10th time consecutively

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Lahore – November 10, 2016:   The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) won the 10th National Women Karate Championship 10th time in a row by bagging 5 x Gold, 1 x Silver and 2 x Bronze medals with 155 points. Championship was held from 7th to 9th November 2016 at Lahore.

Balochistan Women Karate Team got second position with 75 points and Pakistan Army secured third position with 70 points.

WAPDA Wrestlers shine as Pakistan secured second position in Commonwealth Senior Wrestling Championship

Lahore – November 09, 2016: Pakistan secured second position in the Commonwealth Senior Wrestling Championship, held from November 3 to 7 at Singapore, as WAPDA wrestlers, representing Pakistan, excelled in the Championship. As many as 18 countries participated in the event.

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WAPDA Tennis Player Qualifies for Asian Tennis Federation Master Series

Lahore-November 07, 2016: Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Tennis Player, Huzaifa Abdul Rehman has qualified to represent Asia in forthcoming Asian Tennis Federation Master Series, scheduled to be held from November 24 to 26, 2016 at Astana, Kazakhstan. He has been selected among 8 top players of Asia in the category of 14 and under age.

Huzaifa earned number 3 position in the top 8 players selected from Asia and is the only player selected from Pakistan to participate in the Series.

It is pertinent to mention that WAPDA has been the National Champion in Tennis (Men, Women) for the last 10 years.

Chairman Executive Committee PCB appreciates WAPDA’s role in promotion of sports

November 03, 2016: Chairman Executive Committee, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi today called on Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) here at WAPDA House.

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October 30, 2016: Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO) won the 47th WAPDA Inter-unit Kabaddi Circle Style Tournament-2016. Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) secured second while Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) third position in the event. The 3-day event was organized by FESCO Sports Association under the aegis of WAPDA Sports Board.


Mr. Talha Talib of WAPDA won Gold and Nooh Dastagir Butt won Silver and Bronze medals in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2016

Lahore: 30 Oct 2016: Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior Weightlifting Championships were held at Malaysia from 22nd to 29th Oct 2016. 2 x WAPDA weightlifters were also part of Pakistan Contingent. Mr. Talha Talib, WAPDA Weightlifter while representing Pakistan won gold medal. Whereas, Mr. Nooh Dastagir Butt of WAPDA weightlifter won Silver medal in Commonwealth Junior Weightlifting Championship and Bronze medal in Commonwealth Senior Weightlifter Championship 2016. Mr. Talha Talib of WAPDA declared best weightlifter of Youth competition and lifted the trophy of best weightlifter.



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.