Independence day event: Young swimmers battle for gold

Children between seven and 18 years of age displayed their skills at swimming


Our Correspondent August 11, 2014

LAHORE: Children between seven and 18 years of age displayed their skills at swimming in four styles at the Independence Day Swimming Competition organised by the Water and Power Development Authority Sports Board. Insha Nawaz, a student of WAPDA School, won the silver medal in the 50m breaststroke event for children under 10 years of age as well as three bronze medals. Other swimmers who performed remarkably were Amina Amin Qadri (under 8), Zeenia Imran (under 10), Mishael Hyat Ayub (under 12), Zara Khanzada (under 14), Sarah Tajammul (under 16) and Fatima Mahmood (open event) won prizes in their respective categories.  In the boys’ events, Mikail Faisal (under 8), Muhammad Hasaan (under 10), Reebal Khan (under 12), Taimoor Kashif (under 14) and Ismail Najeed (under 16) were the best swimmers in their respective categories. The WAPDA team, which recently stood second at the National Open Swimming Championship in Islamabad, displayed their skills as well.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 12th,2014.

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