Lahore Division Won the 64th Pakistan Railways Athletics Championship
LAHORE: Lahore Division with 215 points got the first position in Athletics during the two-day 64th Pakistan Railways Athletics Championship that concluded at the Railways Stadium, Ghari Shahu here on Saturday. Multan Division finished second with 178 points and Workshop Division achieved third position securing 137 points. Karachi Division got 4th position with 72 points. Workshop Division won the prestigious Walton Trophy for their overall performance during 2018-19. Lahore got second and Quetta grabbed third position.
International Taekwondo athlete Muhammed Iqbal was declared as the best Sportsman and International Powerlifter athlete Twinkle Sohail was declared as the best Sportswomen of the 2018-2019.
Earlier, Pakistan Sports Board Vice-President Dr. Aftab Iqbal apprised the performance of Railways in national sports. At close Minister Railways Sheikh Rasheed gave away prizes to the athletes. At that occasion Sultan Sikander Raja, Chairman/Secretary Railway Board, Railways Sports Board President Shahid Aziz, Secretary Anjum Shehzad, Sports Officer Tariq Mehmood and other officials were also present.
In his brief address, Sheik Rasheed appreciated the performance of participating athletes and asked them to work hard to bring laurels for Railways. He added that like Railway’s performance in the communication sector of Pakistan, the Railways sports would also put its name on the national circuit. He congratulated Railways Sports Board for the successful organization of Event.
Results (Men) 10000 Meters. Muhammad Akhtar (Ist), Kashif Ali (2nd), Kaleem Akhtar (3rd). 1500 Meters. Muhammed Imran (Ist), Kashif Ali (2nd), Ayub (3rd). 200 Meters. Muhammad Ali (Ist), Irfan Nazir (2nd), Muhammed Ramzan (3rd). 400 Meters Hurdles. Muhammad Bilal (Ist), Shaharyar (2nd), Musawar Ali (3rd). 4×400 Reley Race. Sajjar Abbas, (Ist), Tauqeer Abbas (2nd), Waqar Abbas (3rd). High Jump. Abu Bakar (Ist), Adeel Anjum (2nd), Muhammed Imran (3rd). Discus Throw. Asad Ullah (Ist), Waqas (2nd), ZainUllah (3rd). Long Jump. Khurram Zubair (Ist), Abdul Arif (2nd), Abdul Arif (3rd). Women: 200 Meters. Eisha Irfan (Ist), Janita Farooq (2nd), Jahseer (3rd). Discus Throw. Abida Chengez (Ist), Hina Moeen (2nd), Shahida Khalil (3rd). Long Jump. Samina (Ist), Kainat Gul (2nd), Nabila Sharif (3rd).
Caption: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed giving away Walton trophy to Ghulam Qasim, Divisional Superintendent Mughalpura Workshop.
Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed giving away Athletics trophy to Aamir Nisar, Divisional Superintendent Lahore.
Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Chairman Railway Board Sikander Sultan Raja and CEO Railways Muhammad Aftab Akbar are watching the athletes in the Athletic Championship.