Pakistan finishes with six medals in Kazakhstan’s athletics event

By our correspondent

KARACHI: Pakistan’s athletics squad on Sunday finished its journey with six medals in Qosanov Memorial International event in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan.

On the final day on Sunday sprinter Shajjar Abbas won his second medal by securing bronze in the 200 metre with a timing of 20.87 seconds. He had got gold on Saturday in the 100m with a timing of 10.41. Shajjar had created national record in the 100m heats by clocking 10.38 seconds.

Meanwhile Soahil Amir, who had clinched silver in the 1500m race on Saturday, got silver in 5000m with a timing of 15:11.76. Shehroz claimed silver in the high jump with a 2.12m while Shah Nawaz finished fifth in discus throw. On Saturday sprinter Abdul Moeed Baloch had claimed bronze in the 400m with a timing of 46.86 seconds.

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