Pakistani athletes have brought pride to the nation by winning 61 medals, including 18 gold, 28 silver, and 15 bronze medals, at the Special Olympics World Games 2019.
A total of 92 Pakistani athletes participated in the games which are being held in Abu Dhabi from March 14 to 21.
Here is the list of all the golds won at the competition.
|Maham Zehra||2km Cycling|
|Imran Ghaffar||2km Cycling, 5km Cycling|
|Hur Mushtaq, Noman Riaz, Ammar Shahid, and Zohib Shahid||4x100m|
|Farzana Rehmat||Shotput, Long Jump|
|Ammar Shahid||High Jump|
|Samreen Fazal||500m Cycling|
|Ahtisham Ahsan, Muhammad Khizar, Ghulam Nabi, Muhammad Anas, Muhammad Waseem Riaz, Tayyab Siddique, Raja Fahad, and Muhammad Husnain||7 a side – Men’s Football|
|Faisal Khan||Tennis (Singles)|
|Sajida Bibi||Tennis (Singles)|
|Sajida Bibi and Eraj||Tennis (Doubles)|
|Hina Arif and Nimra Tariq||Bocce Doubles|
|Muhammad Anas and Muhammad Faraz||Bocce Doubles|
It has been a truly remarkable return for the special athletes from Pakistan, making the country proud at the global stage.
The question arises, why aren’t the regular athletes from Pakistan able to perform well at the leading international events like Olympics?