Karachi: K-Electric in collaboration with Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), WAPDA and Athletics Federation of Pakistan has organized a two-day sports event titled “Khelo Jaan Sey Nahe Shaan Sey”.
This exciting event is being organized for children aged 16 years and under in four categories of athletics competition including Javelin throw, Discus, 100 Meters Race and the Long Jump.
The main objective of this event is to motivate the youth to actively show participation in sports activities.
Also, the participants including differently-able one’s will get encouragement from such activities that would surely inspire the young generation to make name of Pakistan all around the world by becoming top athletes in different games.
کے الیکٹرک کی جانب سے ”کھیلو شان سے“ کے نام سے 16 سال اور اس سے کم عمر کے 1,000 (لڑکے، لڑکیاں اور خصوصی افراد) ایتھلیٹس کیلئے کھیلوں کے مقابلوں کا انعقاد گیا۔ ان مقابلوں کے انعقاد کا مقصد بچوں میں مثبت سرگرمیوں کو فروغٖ دینا اور اپنا نے کا جذبہ پیدا کرنا تھا۔ #KheloShaanSe pic.twitter.com/NWGCpIfXWM
— KE (@KElectricPk) December 12, 2021
The details of the winners in different categories are as under:
In Long Jump (U-13 Girls) category: Abeer Zafar got first position, Mehrunisa stands second and Annie on third slot.
In Long Jump (U-13 Boys) category: Anas secured first position, Fawad Khan on second position and AsadUllah on third slot.
In Long Jump (U-16 Girls) category: Iqra got first position, Roma n second and Parween achieved third position.
In Long Jump (U-16 Boys) category: Muhammad Baloch attained top position, Ahsan on second slot and Rizwan Khan got third position.
In Javelin Throw (U-13 Girls) category: Sadia got first position, while Tahira on second and Amna got third position.
In Javelin Throw (U-13 Boys) category: Fawad stands first, Moiz on second slot and Abdul Ghani got third position.
In 100-meter race (U-13 Girls) category: Dina Aftab secured first position, Aliyana on second and Aida on third position.
In 100-meter race (U-13 Boys) category: Jahangir stands first, Anas on second slot and Fawad Khan got third position.
In 100-meter race (U-16 Girls) category: Iqra Riaz secured first position, Ramsha on second and Layla on third position.
In 100-meter race (U-16 Boys) category: Junaid got first position, Aliyan Ahmed on second and M.Baloch attained third position.
In Javelin Throw (U-16 Boys) category: Zain secured first position, Abdul Hameed on second and Abdul Waheed on third position.
In Discuss Throw (U-16 Girls) category: Aini Khan got first position, Saima Jaffer on second and Rania Rajput on third position.
In Discuss Throw (U-16 Boys) category: SaifUrRehman achieved first rank, Aliyan Ahmed got second position and Zain Ul Abedin on third.
In Discuss Throw (U-13 Boys) category: M.Mubeen secured first rank, while Anas on second position and Syed Waqar achived third rank.
During the event, the participants also received a chance to interact and learn from country’s well-known athletes who were also a part of the event including Mr Haider Ali (Paralympic Gold Medalist in Discuss Throw), Ms Fatima Hussain (National Champion in Javelin Throw) and Naseem Hameed ( South Asian Games Gold Medalist and former International athlete).
Moreover, Arshad Naeem a prominent sports personality and Javelin Throw finalist at the Olympics is also an active part if these activities.