Bodybuilders who participated in the Khyber games

Khyber Agency — Landi Kotal tehsil bagged first position in bodybuilding competitions held here in Kamber Khel area of tehsil Bara last day.

The bodybuilding contests were organized under the auspices of Khyber Agency bodybuilding association with assistance of sports directorate of Fata in connection of Khyber peace sports games.

The competitions were held in three weights (50 kg, 60 kg and 75 kg). In 75 kg, Tariq of Shafiq Gym, Landi Kotal won gold medal, Sabir of Bara Gym won silver while Wajid and Shafiq received bronze. Similarly in 60 kg weight Muhammad of Bara Gym bagged gold whereas Hamidullah of Shafiq Gym, Landi Kotal hold silver.Ijaz and Fayaz jointly remained bronze winners. In the same way in 50 kg weight Imran of Shafiq Gym, Landi Kotal won 1st position while Kamran of Bara Gym remained runner up.

The judges’ panel was comprised Sahfiq Shinwari, Waqar Khan and Samad Afridi.

Sport manager,Khyber Agency,Rahid Gul Mullagori while providing details said that for the first time sports gala have been arranged in which more than 1400 players would compete in 13 games.

He said that the purpose of organizing the games was to persuade the tribal youths to utilize their energies in positive activities and to provide opportunities to them to exhibit their talents in Fata as well as national level.


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