LAHORE, Jun 13 (APP):Pakistan contingent of 397 athletes and officials will represent the country in the Asian Games being held from August 18 to September in Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia.
This decision was taken at a meeting here on Wednesday at POA house which was attended by officials of the POA and Pakistan Sports Board.
In this meeting the federations gave their proposals / suggestions and also expected performance of athletes for the said games. The meeting finally resolved to participate in the following sports:-Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball (3×3), Boxing, Bridge, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Ju-Jitsu, Kabaddi, Karate, Kurash, Paragliding, Pencak Silat, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Sepaktakraw, Shooting, Soft Tennis, Sport Climbing, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling and Wushu.
The strength of Pakistan Contingent is ,
Athletes (Men) PSB sponsored,181, self sponsored 69 total (250)
Athletes (Female) PSB sponsored, 34, self sponsored, 14, total (48)
Officials (men and women ) PSB sonsored 85, self sponsored 14, total (99).
The Training camps of the government sponsored sports will commence from June 20 at Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi Centres.