Pakistan and Afghanistan’s players clinched top three positions in the men’s giant slalom and parallel giant slalom competitions as the Pakistan International Snowboarding Championship and Festival concluded at the Malam Jabba ski resort in the scenic Swat valley on Sunday.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA) under the auspices of Tourism, Sports, Archaeology, Culture, Museums and Youth Affairs Department and the Samson Group of Companies had jointly organised the spectacular event.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Faisal Javed was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony, who gave away prizes and trophies to the winners.
Over 44 national and international players, including eight women players and enthusiasts of snowboarding games from European countries, Belgium, France Afghanistan and Pakistan participated in the event.
Pakistan’s Fatima Nadeem, Sara Nadeem and Ayesha Akmal clinched first, second and third positions, respectively, in the women’s giant slalom competitions.
A total of eight women participated on the last in the event. Of them, three were from Afghanistan. Similarly, Victor Rogger from Belgium and his countrymen Julian and Harry grabbed first, second and third positions, respectively, in the men’s giant slalom competitions, Pakistan’s Razaullah won Gold medal while Afghanistan’s Ahmad Sarosh received Silver medal and Pakistan’s Wakil Ahmad clinched Bronze medal in the men’s parallel giant slalom competitions.