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Swat squad named for Inter-Regional Boys Swimming Championship 2020

15 players have shortlisted for the final squad of Inter-Regional Boys Swimming Championship 2020.

Inter-Regional Boys Swimming Championship in connection with the Under-21 Games organized by the Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is going to start from today (Wednesday).

He said more than 40 players turned up for the trials and were kept in the training camp and out of that, 15 players have shortlisted for the final squad. Kashif Farhan Regional Sports Officer Swat has stated that the best players for the Inter-Regional competitions were selected through trials on merits.

The shortlisted probables comprising: Tariq Shah, Aqil Ali Shah, Muhammad Hussain, Shakir Hussain, Abu Bakar Saddique, Idrees Khan, Ihtisham Khan, and Zahir Shah. Sabir Khan would act as manager and coach Yousaf Afridi.

Hopefully, our players would excel in the Inter-Regional competitions, he said. On the other hand, a training camp for swimmers was held in Mardan for Inter-Regional competitions. Hamid Asad and Ansar Ahmad were nominated as coaches.

Opening ceremony of the KP U21 Inter-Regional Boys Swimming Championship is set to begin on Sept. 9 Wednesday at 5:00 pm at Qayyum Stadium, Peshawar. Chief Secretary KP Dr. Kazim Niaz will formally inaugurate the championship. 

Reported by: Ijaz Ahmad

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