Pakistan, Afghan players notch-up top positions in Pakistan International Snowboarding Championship 2021
Pakistan and Afghanistan’s players clinched top three positions in the men’s giant slalom and parallel giant slalom competitions at Pakistan International Snowboarding Championship 2021.Pakistan International Snow Boarding Cup Malam Jabba 2021 Malam Jabba Ski Resort
Pakistan International Snowboarding Championship 2021 and Festival concluded successfully at the Malam Jabba ski resort in the scenic Swat valley where Pakistan and Afghanistan’s players clinched top three positions in the men’s giant slalom and parallel giant slalom competitions.
Over 44 national and international players, including eight women players and enthusiasts of snowboarding games from European countries, Belgium, France Afghanistan and Pakistan participated in the event.
Pakistan’s Fatima Nadeem, Sara Nadeem and Ayesha Akmal clinched first, second and third positions, respectively, in the women’s giant slalom competitions. A total of eight women participated in the last in the event. Of them, three were from Afghanistan.
Similarly, Victor Rogger from Belgium and his countrymen Julian and Harry grabbed first, second and third positions, respectively, in the men’s giant slalom competitions, Pakistan’s Razaullah won Gold medal while Afghanistan’s Ahmad Sarosh received Silver medal and Pakistan’s Wakil Ahmad clinched Bronze medal in the men’s parallel giant slalom competitions.
In the women’s parallel giant slalom competitions, Pakistan’s Sara Nadeem won Gold medal, Fatima Nadeem Silver medal while Ayesha Akmal grabbed Bronze medal. The foreign and local tourists and visitors, who had thronged the serene resort, enjoyed the games and music on the white snow during the three-day gala in Malam Jabba.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KP-CTA) under the auspices of Tourism, Sports, Archaeology, Culture, Museums and Youth Affairs Department and the Samson Group of Companies had jointly organized the spectacular event.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Faisal Javed was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony, who gave away prizes and trophies to the winners. Officials of the Tourism Department and the Samson Group of Companies were also present on the occasion.
Besides snowboarding games, traditional foods and music festivals are also part of the gala to entertain the tourists and visitors. Music programs were also organized in the evening to entertain the tourists and players.
Reported by: Ijaz Ahmed