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Sports News17 Oct 2021
Sohail Amir clinches the gold medal in Triathlon

ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL

ISLAMABAD (October 17, 2021):-Sohail Amir has won the gold medal in the All Pakistan Triathlon Competition 2021 that conducted at Bahawalpur on other day. He completed all the three stages with the timing of in 1 hour 15 minutes. Mohammad Bilal and Amir Abbas remained at 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

According to a press release of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), as many as 552 Triathletes representing all provinces Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtoonkawa including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan enthusiastically participated in this grand event. Also different Government Departments, Pakistan Army, Civil Armed Forces, Students of Colleges and Universities, Professional athletes from Pakistan Triathlon Federation (PTF) and Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) took part in the competition.

The Competition comprised of three sports events, which included 300m Swimming followed by 20km Cycling and 10km cross country running in the end. Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lieutenant General Khalid Zia, was the chief guest.

Olympian Shahbaz Senior was the special guest of honor at the occasion. Corps Commander distributed medals and prizes among the winners.  A large number of notable dignitaries including Olympian Arshad Nadeem, National Hockey Coach Khwaja Junaid, Mountaineer Saima Baig, Olympian Boxer Asghar Changezi attended the ceremony. The top officials of Pakistan Tri-Athletics Federation (PTF), Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP), Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) were also present on the occasion.

Cultural delegates and floats from Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir were the highlighted features of this ceremony.

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