Sami claims gold medal in 50m Standing Disability race
National athlete Sami Ullah of Peshawar claimed a very deserving gold medal after crossing a 50m Standing Disability part of the ongoing 27th International Special Games being played at historical Kunj Football Stadium here on Saturday.
There were tough contests between the top eight players competing in the 50m sprint race and Sami Ullah of Peshawar, training under his coach Syed Jaffar Shah in Qayyum Sports Complex, recorded first position by winning gold medal, followed by Imran of Gujrat and Musa of Quetta. There were hundreds of spectators present on this occasion.
In the other 50m race of the lower disability Owais of Multan won gold medal, Mudasir of Lahore took second position and Yasir of Peshawar claimed bronze medal. In the Female 50m standing disabilities Maryuim of Peshawar claimed gold medal, Umbareen of Lahore and Aysha of Abbottabad took silver and bronze medals respectively.
In the 100m sprint race, Rizwan of Faisalabad claimed gold medal, followed by Ahmad Yar of Lahore and Ali Khan of Peshawar with silver and bronze medals respectively. In the 100m race Niaz Khan of Peshawar claimed gold medal in lower disability, followed by Danial of Lahore and Azaan of Abbottabad.
In the Standing Disability Table Tennis international Table Tennis player Abdullah of Peshawar faced tough resistance against Ibrahim Khan, a other international table tennis player, in the marathon 3-2 battle.—APP