Figure skating is a relatively unknown sport in Pakistan, however, the lack of facilities in Pakistan didn’t let this young girl from pursuing her dream of becoming a professional figure skater.
Mallak Faisal Zafar, who stepped into the world of figure skating at the age of 5, has now won her first international award in Austria.
Mallak clinched the first position in the Basic Novice Girls II category at the 24th International Eiscup Innsbruck 2019 for her fine display during the 2-day event.
Over 200 participants from Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and a number of other countries competed at this popular Interclub Singles Competition for Seniors, Juniors, Advanced Novice, Intermediate Novice, Basic Novice, Cubs and Chicks.
Watch her in action here:
The athlete’s ultimate goal is to represent Pakistan at the Winter Olympics.
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