Women’s swimming dropped from NWFP competitions


PESHAWAR: The women’s swimming event has been dropped from the inter-provincial games scheduled to begin here from 9th of the current month.

Other competitions in the four-day event include athletics, swimming, badminton, squash, volley-ball, judo, baseball, taekwondo, karate, football, kabadi, boxing, weight-lifting, wrestling, hockey and cycling.

Arrangements and venues for the games were finalised during a meeting held here on Saturday.

Provincial Minister for Sports Syed Aqil Shah, Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Secretary Sports Sahibzada Fazal Amin and other officials attended the meeting.

Briefing journalists after the meeting, Sports Minister Syed Aqil Shah said women’s swimming competitions were not being held for some “inevitable” reasons.

Daud Khattak


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