Swimming: Army, Sindh win big in national championship


PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: Army and Sindh won the men and women’s team events respectively, while Kiran Khan and Syed Muhammad Haseeb Tariq were declared the best swimmers as the National Swimming Championship concluded at the DHA Swimming Pool in Lahore.

In the men’s event, Army amassed 347 points and bagged 10 gold, 10 silver and four bronze medals. They were followed by Wapda on 306 points and Sindh on 137.

Tariq won six gold medals and broke the national record in the 50m butterfly category.

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Meanwhile, in the women’s competitions, Sindh were first with five gold, eight silver and 12 bronze medals, which equated to 299 points. Behind them were Army (182) and Wapda (171).

Reigning champion Kiran was the best swimmer with five gold and one bronze medal. She broke the national record in the 50m butterfly category.


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