12th CJCSC Ski C’ship: Ex Olympian M. Karim Bags 2 Golds, PAF Team Wins
MALAM JABBA: Pakistan’s two time winter Olympian Mohammad Karim’s gold medals in both Slalom and Giant Slalom events helped Pakistan Air Force clinch the 12th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Ski Championship trophy at Malam Jabba Ski Resort, Swat.
It is the first time that Malam Jabba has hosted this prestigious event in the Winter Sports calendar of the country. Skiers from various Ski associations of the country participated in the championship in temperatures below freezing point. A large number of spectators and Ski lovers from all over the country came to witness the championship.
Meanwhile, PAF also dominated Shah Khan Ski Cup, which was held later in the day. Two Silver medals by Rahim Khan in both Slalom and Giant Slalom races gave an unassailable edge to PAF in taking home the coveted prize. Faiz Ali from CAA and Nazir Shah from GB Scouts won the Gold medals in Slalom and Giant Slalom events respectively. Owing to a better aggregate GB Scouts was adjudged runner up in this event as well.