PESHAWAR: Pakistan Navy clinched the All-Pakistan Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Governor Boxing Championship after securing six gold, seven silver and six bronze medals. PAF finished second while Sindh took third position. Navy’s Muhammad Dawood took gold and PAF’s Obaid won the silver medal in the 49-kilogramme (kg) category. Syed Israr won gold, Abdul Waheed took silver and Kashif won a bronze in the 52-kg event. Meanwhile, Navy’s Asif Raza took gold, Abdi Ali of PAF took silver and Sajid Ali of Balochistan took a bronze medal in the 52-kg category. Sheraz of Navy got a gold medal, Muhammad Hussain of Sindh and Adil Arshad won bronze medals in the 60kg. In the 64-kg event, Mir Baloch of Sindh took gold and Muhammad Amjad of PAF won the silver medal. In the 75kg, 81kg and 91kg bouts, Navy grabbed gold medals.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 9th, 2012.
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