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WAPDA PLAYERS SHINE IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES; WIN 1 GOLD, 3 BRONZE MEDALS FOR PAKISTAN

April 16, 2018: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) players, representing Pakistan, yet again brought laurels to the country with their brilliant performance in the 21st Commonwealth Games held at Goldcoast, Australia. Pakistan won one gold and four bronze medals in the Games, out of which WAPDA players grabbed one gold and three bronze medals for Pakistan.

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20 WAPDA PLAYERS TO REPRESENT PAKISTAN IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES

March 26, 2018: As many as 20 WAPDA players will represent Pakistan in the 21st Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held from April 4 to 14 in Gold Coast, Australia. This is the largest number - more than one third of the players of Pakistani contingent - which belongs to any organization or province to hold the honor of representing the country in the upcoming Commonwealth Games, followed by nine players each from Army and National Bank, three players each from Navy, SNGPL, SSGC and PIA, two players from Punjab and one player each from Sindh, HEC, Air Force and Fauji Fertilizer Limited. WAPDA players, who are part of 56 players contingent of Pakistan, include two athletes, two badminton players, one boxer, three hockets, one swimmer, one table tennis player, five weightlifters and five wrestlers.

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21st Commonwealth Games Pakistan Chef-de-Mission holds coordination meeting

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Lahore – March 16, 2018:Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman and Pakistan Chef-de-Mission for 21st Commonwealth Games Lieutenant General Muzammil Hussain (Retired) today convened a meeting here at WAPDA House to discuss arrangements, preparedness level and coordination plan of the Pakistani contingent for the Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia in April.

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National Boxing Championships Commences

Lahore – January 20, 2018: The 36th National Men and the 1st National Women Boxing Championships has started at WAPDA Sports Complex from January 20 to 24, 2018 under the auspice of WAPDA Sports Board in association with Pakistan Boxing Federation.

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WAPDA TO COMMENCE T-12 CRICKET TOURNAMENT FROM MONDAY AT PESHAWAR

January 20, 2018: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) T-12 Cricket Tournament for schools will be held from 22-26 January 2018 at Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar in a bid to improve the standard of fielding in cricket in Pakistan.

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National Boxing Championships to Commence from January 20

Lahore – January 18, 2018: The 36th National Men and the 1st National Women Boxing Championships will be held at WAPDA Sports Complex from January 20 to 24, 2018 under the aegis of WAPDA Sports Board in collaboration with Pakistan Boxing Federation.

As many as 15 teams will participate in the Men Championships i.e. WAPDA, Army, Navy, Air Force, Railways, KPT, K-Electric, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Islamabad, AJ&K, FATA and Gilgit Baltistan. Men’s competitions will be held in 10 weight categories which are 46, 52, 56, 60, 64, 69, 75, 81, 91 and 91+ kilogramme.

With a view to popularize boxing amongst women folk. Women Championship is being organized for the first time, wherein as many as 24 women players from the provinces and associations will compete in three weight categories of 51, 60 and 75 Kilogramme.

Opening ceremony of the Championships will be held on January 20 at 1330 hours. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) President Lt Gen (Retd) Arif Hassan will be the Chief Guest, while WAPDA Chairman and WAPDA Sports Board Pattern-in-Chief Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) will be the Chief Guest of the closing ceremony scheduled to be held on January 24 at 1430 hours.

WAPDA HONOURS ITS PLAYERS

Lahore – January 15, 2018: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman and WAPDA Sports Board (WSB) Patron-in-Chief Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) had a meeting today with the WAPDA sportspersons to felicitate them on their achievements, encourage them for their future endeavors and share his vision for promotion of sports in Pakistan.

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WAPDA Clinch two more titles in 55th National Badminton Championship

Lahore – January 11, 2018: Subsequent to winning Men’s and Women’s team titles, the supremacy of the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) continued in the 55th National Badminton Championship, as it clinched two more titles in the event today. The titles won by WAPDA players included Women’s Single and Men’s Double.

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WAPDA SPORTS BOARD CONGRATULATES ITS GOLFER ON WINNING FALDO SERIES PAKISTAN CHAMPIONSHIP

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Lahore – January 9, 2018:
Ahmed Baig – a young, promising amateur golfer of the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) – clinched the title of Faldo Series Pakistan Championship in the Under-21 category in Karachi, and has been nominated the Captain of Pakistan Team which will represent the country in Faldo Series Championship to be played in Vietnam in March this year.

The office-bearers of WAPDA Sports Board congratulated Ahmed Baig on winning the title with splendid display of his skills.

Faldo Series title is yet another feather to his cap, as Ahmed brought many laurels to him, WAPDA and the country during 2017 as well.

Prior to his recent victory, Ahmed Baig, during last year, won First International Amateur Golf Championship Iran in May 2017, Sri Lankan Junior Championship in August 2017, the CNS Golf Championship Karachi in August 2017, Corps Commander Cup Golf Championship Gujranwala in October 2017, Prime Minister Golf Championship Rawalpindi in November 2017 and Punjab Amateur Golf Championship Lahore in November 2017.