Punjab Cup Women Archery C’ship: Farah and Sadia Win Golds
LAHORE: Punjab Cup Women Archery Championship concluded at Punjab Stadium on Saturday. Bahawalpur’s Farah Abbasi and Jhang’s Sadia clinched gold medals in 30m and 70m competitions respectively.
The women archery teams of Lahore, Bahawalpur, Multan, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Khanewal and Jhang took part in the 2-day championship.
In 30m contests, Bahawalpur’s Farah Abbasi played very well and grabbed gold medal. Jhang’s Iqra captured silver while Filza of Lahore had to be content with bronze medal in the competition.
In 70m event, Jhang’s Sadia excelled and won gold medal. The silver medal went to Jhang’s Saima followed by Sara Dilshad of Lahore who took bronze medal in 70m competition.
Addressing the closing ceremony, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti said Punjab Cup Women Archery Championship will prove to be a good step for the promotion of archery among the young generation of Punjab province. “The championship provides nice opportunity to talented women to exhibit their potential in the game of archery,” he added.
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