PAF skiers claim 5 medals in 15th Shah Khan Alpine Ski Cup 2021
Pakistan Air Force (PAF) skiers claimed five medals in the 15th Shah Khan Alpine Ski Cup, being held in freezing temperatures at the PAF Ski Resort, Naltar (Gilgit Baltistan).
On the opening day of 15th Shah Khan Alpine Ski Cup 2021, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) skiers proved their dominance as they clinched five medals at the PAF Ski Resort, Naltar (Gilgit Baltistan).
In Slalom category, PAF's talented skier Naveed won the gold, while his teammates Ishtiaq and Ashfaq earned silver and bronze medals, respectively.
PAF skiers also showed their class in the Giant Slalom category races as well. Both gold and silver medals in the category were won by Ishtiaq and Ashfaq from PAF team, whereas Swat's Ahsan claimed the bronze medal.
Around 100 national skiers from all over the country were participating in the magnificent Naltar Ski resort under the auspices of PAF and Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan (WSFP).
Teams of PAF, Pakistan Army, GB Scouts, Swat, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Islamabad, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Higher education Commission, Civil Aviation Authority and Alpine Club were participating in various events like Alpine Skiing, Snow Boarding, Ice Hockey and Ice Skating.
PAF and WSFP jointly arrange these events each year in a bid to promote winter sports in the country and sports tourism in snowy mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.