Special Olympics World Games 2019 kicked off on March 14th and enthusiastically signed off on March 21st 2019 in Abu Dhabi.
What made this event more special is: Pakistan bagged 65 medals in the recently concluded Special Olympics World Games in the capital of United Arab Emirates.
The delegate of 92 national athletes from Pakistan won medals in athletics, basketball, cycling, football and tennis.
Winning 18 gold, 28 silver and 15 bronze medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games has given a new dimension to Pakistan’s sports industry, beautifully carved a niche in Special Olympics.
Some of the prominent players are:
- In bocce, Hina Arif and Nimra Tariq clinched gold, silver and bronze medal each in a variety of competitions.
- In cycling, Muhammad Imran Ghaffar bagged a gold medal each in Fin 2K Time Trial and Fin 5K Road Race events.
- In weightlifting, Imran Arif won a gold, two silver and one bronze medal.
relay, Hur Mushtaq bagged a gold each in 1500m run and 4*100m relay, in addition to securing a bronze medal in the 400m run.
- In tennis, Syeda Eraj Batool Zaidi and Sajida Bibi secured the top prize in
UnifiedSports Doubles – Level 4 event.
race, Shumaila Rubab won a goldin the 200m run and a bronze in shot put.
- In 2000m, Amber Ikhlaq bagged a gold.
With all the winnings and celebrations, we look forward to seeing Pakistan trotting and topping in a new yet very potent dimension.
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