PAF: (3rd Inter Services Ski Championship and 9th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Ski Championship concludes)

ISLAMABAD: 3rd Inter Services Ski Championship and 9th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Ski Championship concluded at PAF Ski Resort, Naltar (Gilgit) on Thursday.

According to a PAF press release, General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Air Marshal Sohail Gul Khan, Vice Chief of the Air Staff who is also President Ski Federation of Pakistan accompanied the chief guest.

Chief Guest distributed trophies and awards among the winners. Pakistan Air Force won the 3rd Inter Services Ski Championship and 9th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Ski Championship trophy.

While addressing at the occasion, the Chief Guest said,” The pioneering efforts of PAF in uplifting the sport of skiing and making it accessible to the budding talented youth is commendable. The PAF has also done exceedingly well in spearheading Ski Federation of Pakistan, which has made tireless efforts in attracting your to participate in this sport.

While addressing the participants the Chief Guest said,” The Pakistan Ski team has undergone strenuous training. But you must keep in mind that glory does not come without struggle. One has to work hard for it and I hope that you will play your rightful role as athletes, to uphold the momentum of this exciting spot. Participants in Olympics Winter Games will indeed make Pakistan a regular and meaningful participant in world-class events”.

He also appreciated the enthusiastic participation by member associations in the championship and commended the organizers for holding this grand event in a befitting manner. He also congratulated and announced an award of Rs. 5,00,000/- (five lac) for the Ski Federation of Pakistan.

The ski competition continued for three days at PAF Ski Resort, Naltar. Skiers from various Ski associations participated in the championship in temperatures below freezing point. A large number of spectators and Ski lovers from all over the country came to witness the championship.

The results of events are: 3rd Inter Services Ski Championship

Giant Slalom

Gold – Mohammad Karim (PAF)

Silver – Mohammad Iqbal (PAF)

Bronze – Abdul Jan (Army)

Slalom

Gold – Mohammad Karim (PAF)

Silver – Mohammad Iqbal (Army)

Bronze – Sarwar Khan (PAF)

9TH CJCSC SKI CHAMPIONSHIP

Giant Slalom

Gold – Sher Afzal (PAF)

Silver – Mohammad Karim (PAF)

Bronze – Abdul Jan (Army)

Slalom

Gold- Mohammad Karim PAF

Silver – Abdul Baqi (GBS)

Bronze –Ishaq Khan (GBS)

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