Wapda athlete excels in Indonesia Asian Para Games

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LAHORE, Oct 17 (APP):Wapda’s athlete Haider Ali representing Pakistan in Indonesia Asian Para Games 2018, outclassed his competitors and showed exceptional performance by winning two gold and one bronze medal for the country.
The event held in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 6 to 13 was participated as many as 44 countries participated in the event, said a spokesman of Wapda Sports Board here on Wednesday.
Pakistan contingent that participated in the 8-day event comprised 11 athletes. It is pertinent to mention that all the medals including two gold and one bronze were won by Wapda athlete for Pakistan.
In an unprecedented performance dominated by undying spirit and prowess, Haider grabbed two gold medals in Discuss Throw and Javelin Throw besides securing a bronze medal in Long Jump.
Wapda’s players have not only been showing their class at the national level but also bringing laurels to Pakistan in international competitions.
Apart from achievements at international level, Wapda is national champion in 33 sports and runners-up in 19 disciplines. Wapda is the biggest employer of sports persons in Pakistan, as more than 2100 players and sport officials are associated with various units of Wapda Sports Board across the country.