Lahore - May 07, 2018: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) won the 3rd National Men’s Road Championship 2018. The 3-day championship was held from May 4 to 6 at Peshawar. WAPDA secured 116 points followed by Pakistan Army who bagged second position with 68 points. Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) stood at third position with 52 points.
WAPDA’s Izzat Ullah was declared best cyclist of the championship.
Details of the National Road Men’s Cycling Championship are as under:
In 56 Kilometer (KM) Criterim Race Men, Waheed of SSGC got gold, Nisar Ahmad of WAPDA won silver whereas Arslan of Army got bronze medals.
In 98 KM Road Race Men, Izzatullah of WAPDA grabbed gold, Abbas of Army got silver whereas Hafiz Tahir of WAPDA won bronze medals.
In 70 KM Team Time Trial Men, WAPDA won gold, Army got silver and SSGC destined for bronze medals.
In 42 KM Individual Time Trial Men, Najeebullah of WAPDA secured gold, Arslan of Army won silver and Izzatullah of WAPDA got bronze medals.
In National Women’s Road Championship, Army got first position with 137 points, WAPDA secured second position with 50 points, whereas Punjab remained at third position with 30 points.
Details of the National Road Women’s Cycling Championship are as under:
In 28 KM Individual Time Trial Women, Sabiha of Army secured gold, Rajia of SSGC got silver and Razia of Army won bronze medals.
In 28 KM Criterim Race Women, Sabiha, Nida, and Bakhtawar of Army won gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.
In 42 KM Team Time Trial Women, Army won gold, WAPDA got silver and Punjab got bronze medals.
In 56 KM Road Race Women, Sabiha and Razia of Army won gold and silver whereas Rajia of SSGC got silver medal.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Director General Sports Junaid Khan was the chief guest of the closing ceremony, who gave away trophies and medals to the winning teams.
As many as eight teams participated in the championship, which included WAPDA, Army, SSGC, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Islamabad.