OLYMPICS NEWS - POA22 Apr 2022
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE:-IOC Olympic Solidarity has awarded Olympic Scholarships to 12 Pakistani athletes of different 7 sports disciplines for the training and preparation of the top quadrennial sports event of the world Summer Olympic Games 2024, which will be taken place in Paris, France. According to secretary, Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Mohammad Khalid Mahmood, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity awarded scholarships to 12 Pakistani athletes on the request of POA. The program has been designed for the elite athletes who are training, and attempting to qualify, for the Summer Olympic Games Paris 2024. The Olympic scholarship will start on 1 January 2022 and will be divided into separate terms running for a four-month period each until 31 August 2024. Each athlete will be awarded US$650 per month scholarship for preparation of the Summer Olympic Games Paris 2024. President POA, Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan congratulated and wished all athletes and respective National Federation/Services / Departments a very successful training and preparation venture to qualify for the Summer Olympic Games Paris 2024. Names of players: Arshad Nadeem (Athletics), Mahoor Shahzad (Badminton), Usman Chand (Shooting), Gulfam Joseph (Shooting), Anna Ibtisam (Shooting), Kishmala Talat (Shooting), Rasam Gull (Shooting), Jehanara Nabi (Swimming), Perniya Zaman Khan (Table Tennis), Mohammad Nooh Dastgir Butt (Weightlifting), Mohammad Bilal (Wrestling), Mohammad Inam (Wrestling).