Pakistan finish third in the Imam Reza International Athletics Cup 2022

MASHHAD: Pakistani athletes shone brightly in the recently-concluded Imam Reza International Athletic Cup 2022 as the country finished third in the tournament.

Pakistan, which participated in the international tournament with a brief contingent of four players bolstered the country to claim the third position overall as all the athletes put on combined effort and took the nation’s tally to six.

Pakistani sprinter Abdul Mueed Baloch bagged silver in the 400m race after setting a national record. He then again got his hands on the medal as he claimed Bronze in the 200m category.

Mueed’s counterpart Shajar, on the other hand, was even more impressive as he claimed gold and bronze in the 200m and 400m races respectively.

Pakistan’s Javelin thrower Muhammad Yasir also displayed his ability as he threw his javelin for a record distance to bag gold for his country. Another athlete Sharoz Khan, gave it his all as he claimed a silver in the High Jump.

Mueed and Shajar bagged two each, while Sharoz and Yasir claimed one apiece as Pakistan finished the tournament with six medals – earning the country third position.

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