2nd CAS International Open Sailing C’ship ’19: Pak Sailors Sweep Medals

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KARACHI: The 2nd CAS International Open Sailing Championship 2019 concluded with the Pakistan team of sailors dominating the medal table.

Held at PAF yacht club, Karachi the 2nd CAS International Open Sailing Championship had the following categories: Laser standard, Laser radial, Optimist, RSX. 

The winners were:

  • RSX category
    * Gold – Raja Qasim Abbas, Pakistan
    * Silver – M. Sajjad, Pakistan
    * Bronze – Mami Safouan, Tunisia
  • Laser Standard category
    * Gold – M.Tanveer, Pakistan 
    * Silver – Muzammil Hussain, Pakistan
    * Bronze – Najeeb-Ullah, Pakistan
  • Laser Radial category 
    * Gold – Khairunneeta Mohd Afendy, Malaysia
    * Silver – Hana Fatima Asad, Pakistan
    * Bronze – Marium Asad Ali, Pakistan

In Optimist category, gold and silver medals were won by Master Panna Boonnak and Miss Thorfun Boonnak of Thailand, while  Bronze medal was won by M. Abdullah Akram of Pakistan.

The championship was played from 23- 27 July, in which 57 sailors and officials from seventeen countries (including Pakistan Sailing Team) participated.

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PAF Yacht club is the best venue for sailing in Pakistan, also known as pioneer institution in the country to promote this exhilarating sport. The Club has been organizing national and international events in 

collaboration  with Pakistan Sailing Federation

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