Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Pakistani athletes are proud of the nation by winning 61 medals, including 18 gold, 28 silver and 15 bronze, at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games.

Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games
Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

A total of 92 Pakistani athletes participated in the games that will take place in Abu Dhabi from 14 to 21 March.

Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at 2019 Special Olympics World Games
Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Here is the list of all the gold won in the competition.

Athlete Game
Shumaila Rubab 200m
Maham Zehra 2km Cycling
Imran Ghaffar 2km Cycling, 5km Cycling
Hur Mushtaq 1500m
Hur Mushtaq, Noman Riaz, Ammar Shahid, and Zohib Shahid 4x100m
Farzana Rehmat Shotput, Long Jump
Ammar Shahid High Jump
Samreen Fazal 500m Cycling
Amber Ikhlaq 3000m
Ahtisham Ahsan, Muhammad Khizar, Ghulam Nabi, Muhammad Anas, Muhammad Waseem Riaz, Tayyab Siddique, Raja Fahad, and Muhammad Husnain 7 a side – Men’s Football
Imran Arif Powerlifting
Faisal Khan Tennis (Singles)
Sajida Bibi Tennis (Singles)
Sajida Bibi and Eraj Tennis (Doubles)
Hina Arif and Nimra Tariq Bocce Doubles
Muhammad Anas and Muhammad Faraz Bocce Doubles

It was a remarkable return for Pakistan’s special athletes, making the country proud on the world front.

Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at 2019 Special Olympics World Games
Pakistani Athletes Win 18 Gold Medals at 2019 Special Olympics World Games

The question arises, why can ordinary Pakistani athletes not perform well in major international events such as the Olympic Games?

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