Volleyball, handball, boxing squads off to Baku


Pakistan’s volleyball, handball and boxing squads left for Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday to chip in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, taking place from May 12-22.
According to a spokesman of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) a total of 35 athletes – 14 each of volleyball and handball and seven of boxing have left the country for the Games.
He said a nine-member tennis squad will leave the country for the Games on early Tuesday.
In total 213 athletes from Pakistani will feature in 15 sports disciplines in the 11-day event.
The disciplines are Athletics, Basketball (3×3), Boxing, Handball, Karate, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Freestyle & Greco Roman), Wushu and Zurkhaneh.—APP

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