33rd National Games Wapda Women Rugby team clinch gold medal


Abdul Khaliq Qureshi


Pakistan Wapda Women Team won first gold medal of Rugby Game by defeating Pakistan Army by 20-0 in the final played here at Kunj Football Ground in the 33rd national games as game of Rugby was first time included in the National Games events.
Pakistan Railway got bronze medal. Momna Basit MPA, Chair person of Social Welfare committee of KPK Assembly was the chief guest and distributed medals among the prize winners.
In the judo event played at Baluch Regiment Centre Sports Complex, Pak Army with the 81 points stood first with 5 gold, and 1 bronze, Pakistan WAPDA got 2nd position with 46 points by getting 1 gold 2 silver and 2 bronze and Pakistan Navy secured 30 points with 1 silver and 2 bronze.
Pakistan Army won gold in 50 KG and in Open Category of men category and got three gold in women event of 40 KG, 44 KG and Open category. WAPDA got gold in 55 KG.
Wapda and Railways make it to the finals of the National Games Tug of War event being played here at Qayyum Sports Complex on Thursday.
The semi-finals of the Tug of War Wapda defeated Pakistan Army 2-0 in the first semi-final. However, the Army entered the protest after a match against poor refereeing, which could not be decided. The technical officials of the match were Azmat Pasha and Mohammad Nadeem. The other semi-final Railways made it to the final by beating Punjab 2-0. In the second and third position, Sindh defeated Balochistan by 2-0 and Pakistan Army defeated Punjab 2-0 in the third position by taking the bronze medal. The final will be played between Wapda and Railway before the closing ceremony.
The men entered their final stages of the 33rd Na-tional Games Basketball Championship at the PAF Sports Complex in Peshawar.
Army teams fail to reach semi-finals Men’s basket-ball defeats hosts KP team 84-79 after a thrilling match between the two teams for the time being unexpected. The Punjab team finished with a score of 69-69 and in five minutes extra time the Punjab team managed to score 84-79.
In the second match, Pakistan Army defeated Wapda 79-70 in the match and Army defeated Paki-stan Railways by an easy 101-36 in their match against Sindh Balochistan. In the semi-finals, Army and Wapda were declared victorious while teams from PAF and Punjab competed against each other.

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