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Punjab women win the first National Women Pentathlon Championship

Punjab women win the first National Women Pentathlon Championship Punjab women win the first National Women Pentathlon ChampionshipLahore: Punjab women, with 3048 points won the first National Women Pentathlon Championship at Punjab Football Stadium on Wednesday.

Sindh finished the championship as runners up with 2423 points. Balochistan girls scored 2385 points to remain third followed by Islamabad women team who managed 2312 points. The pentathlon players from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa finished last with 2276 points in the 2-day championship.

The championship was organized by Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (PMPF), with the collaboration of Sports Board Punjab (SBP). PMPF will also host a dinner in honour of all the participating teams at 7.00pm on January 22 (Thursday). Director General Sports Punjab Usman Anwar will be the chief guest on this occasion. He will also distribute prizes among the prominent performers of the championship in the prize distribution ceremony.

Punjab’s Farhat Batool, who won the final round 1600m race and shooting event with the timing of 6.49, was declared the best player of the tournament. The second individual position went to Deeba Bhatti of Sindh. She spent 9 minutes and 47 seconds to complete her event. Sheeba Basheer of Balochistan who completed the competition with the timing of 11.36, remained third in the final round. Earlier, Farhat Batool defeated Roshna Khan, Sheeba Basheer beat Hina Arooj and Deeba Bhatti toppled Amna Kalsoom in the semifinal round.

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