National Jr Age Group Swimming C’ship
Muhammad Ahmad has set new national record in 50m Under-12 Breaststroke while Sindh was leading the medal table in the ongoing 23rd National Junior Age Group Swimming Championship here at Adil Khan Swimming Pool here on Saturday.
Muhammad Ahmad succeeded in breaking the old record of Aniq Anwar of Sindh who clocked 00.38.63sec during the 22nd edition in 2017 by recording new national record with the time 00.37.69sec and grabbed first gold medal for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Director General Sports Junaid Khan appreciated the Muhammad Ahmad by creaking a new national record in the 50m breaststroke Under-12 category and expressed the hope that he would continue his hard working to win more such credentials in future. Rehan Maqbool of Sindh got silver medal and Saeed of KP won bronze medal respectively.
President KP Swimming Association Asif Orakzai, Secretary Saluhuddin, former Sports Minister Syed Aqil Shah also greeted promising Muhammad Ahmad for his stunning performance in the presence of swimmers from Punjab and Sindh.
In the other events on the second day, Sindh In the 200m breaststroke Under-16 Zeeshan Abbas of Sindh won gold medal, followed by Abdul Hanan of Punjab and Zarzar Adnan Ali of Sindh won bronze medal, in the 400m Under-14 Sameer Asif won gold medal, followed by Muhammad Yousaf, also from Sindh, and Khawjah Feroaz of Punjab. In the Under-12 100m free style Ibrahim Rashid of Punjab won gold medal, Mekail Faisal of Punjab and Aman Siddique of Sindh, in the Under-14 200m breaststroke Zanial of Punjab won gold medal, followed by Saif Baig of Sindh and Rehman, also from Sindh with silver and bronze medals respectively.
In the 200m butterfly Munib Sheikh of Sindh won gold medal. He also made new national record in the event, followed by Danial of Sindh and Waqas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In the 200m back stroke Abid of Sindh won gold medal, followed by Hamza Khaliq of Sindh and Fahad of KP, in the 4X100m free style relay Punjab won first position, followed by Sindh and KP. In the 200 IM Taha Hashmi won gold medal, Muhammad Yousaf bagged silver medal and Abdullah Salam of Punjab won bronze medal.
In the Under-16 100m Sindh swimmers dominated the event by winning gold medal, silver and bronze medal. Abid and Hamza got first and second position while Fahad of KP got bronze medal. In the 200m free style Aman Siddique of Sindh won gold medal, followed by Mekial of Punjab and Jazim Abbas of Sindh got third position with bronze medal.—APP