WAPDA Wrestlers shine in 63rd Senior Wrestling Championship 2017
Secures 1st position by winning 7 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals
Lahore- November 6, 2017: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) wrestlers secured first position in 63rd Senior Wrestling Championship 2017 held at Faisalabad. WAPDA wrestlers showed exceptional performance by winning 7 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals with 97 points. Army secured 2nd position by winning 2 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals with 79 points while HEC remained 3rd with 75 points.
As many as 10 teams participated in the two-day event in 10 different categories namely Balochistan, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad, Sindh, Army, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Police, Railways and WAPDA.
Detail of the medals won by WAPDA wrestlers is as under:
Muhammad Bilal (57 Kg) Gold
Abdul Wahab (61 Kg) Gold
Gulam Ghous (70 Kg) Gold
Abdul Rehman (74 Kg) Gold
Umair Tariq (86 Kg) Gold
Inam Butt (92 Kg) Gold
Ahmad Butt (125 Kg) Gold
Asad Butt (79 Kg) Silver
Mohsin( 65 Kg) Silver
M. Umair (97 Kg) Bronze
While congratulating the WAPDA players on their brilliant performance in the Senior Wrestling Championship, WAPDA Sports Board has expressed the hope that WAPDA players would continue to bring laurels in the national and international events.