Jadoon wins Traditional Games Tent Pegging title

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Riding on his horse named “Pakhtoon” Jadoon Khan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa grabbed the gold medal in the Traditional Games Tent Pegging Contests played at Sangu Sarband village here on Tuesday.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa took the lead in the Tent Pegging competitions with Jadoon Khan of Abbot-tabad came first Nematullah Khan of Karak riding on his horse “Rani” came second and Azhar Nawaz Khan of Dera Ismail Khan on his horse named Ba-hadur came third.

A total of 251 riders on 103 horses from all across Pakistan including Attock, Fateh Jang, Fais-alabad, Multan, Bakar, Lahore, Faisalabad and dif-ferent parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated.

For the first time in the history of Peshawar, a splendid Tent Pegging competition was organized by Directorate General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wherein it was part on the ongoing Traditional Games being played in different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including provincial capital Peshawar.—APP

 

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