KARACHI: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has finalized the list of athletes who will compete in 25 different sports during the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8.
Pakistan will participate in archery, athletics, bridge, badminton, boxing, cricket, climbing, e-sports, fencing, golf, hockey, kabaddi, karate, rowing, rowing, shooting, squash, swimming, tennis, taekwondo, table tennis, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling and wushu.
Some of the major sports in which Pakistan will not participate include judo, equestrian, baseball, football and gymnastics. Pakistani athletes would not be able to participate in these games due to funding problems and delays in confirming entries.
As per the list of available athletes geo newsSome famous names are missing from their respective sports.
These include wrestler Inam Butt, sprinter Mueed Baloch in athletics, weightlifter Noah Butt and Hamza Khan – who recently won the World Junior Squash Championship in Melbourne.
reward confirmed geo news He did not appear for the trials, hence his name was missing, while Butt’s absence is believed to be due to his conflict with the weightlifting federation.
Baloch’s name was not submitted to the POA by his department as the athletics federation has been suspended by the governing body. As for Hamza – it is understood that the PSF finalized the squad just weeks before they won the junior championship in Melbourne.
The Olympic Council of Asia had set July 15 as the deadline for countries to finalize the contingency details.
Following is the list of accredited athletes for the 19th Asian Games.
Idris Majeed, Mohammad Nadeem, Israr Ul Haq, Nighat Hameed, Mohammad Safiullah Satti.
Waqas Akbar, Rabila Farooq, Tamin Khan, Farhan Ilyas, Zafar Ashraf, Muhammad Afzal, Abid Razak, Sharoz Khan, Sohail Amir, Sahib-e-Asra, Shajjar Abbas, Asad ur Rehman Khan, Mohd Yasir Sultan, Ghazala Ramzan, Gauhar Shahbaz, Arshad Nadeem, Mohd Akhtar, Farhat Bano, Arooz Kiran.
Muhammad Zia Hai, Anwar Mumtaz Qazilbash, Shahab Sarki, Yusuf Jaan, Rubina Agha, Sameera Jimmy Fancy, Azara Raja, Farooq Ahmed Alvi, Arsalan Mansoor, Farooq Liaquat, Ghalib Ali Bandesha, Masood Mazhar.
Murad Ali, Irfan Saeed Bhatti, Ghazala Siddiqui, Mahoor Shahzad.
Zohaib Rasheed, Sanaullah, Mohammad Qasim, Fatima Zahra, Ibrahim.
Zaheer Ahmed, Mir Abuzar Faiz, Jannat Amani, Fazal Wudud, Iqra Jilani.
Abdullah Sher Afridi, Muhammad Mahad, Shahbaz Ahmed, Uzair Ahmed, Falak Sher Memon, Hamza Khalid, Raja Muneeb Zaman, Shayan Asad, Muhammad Saleh Narejo, Uzair Ali, Daniyal Baig, Muhammad Hasan Chowdhury.
Zaheer Mushtaq, Zaima Khalid, Mujadeed Awan, Sadia Nasir, Ali Sayeeduddin, Mohd Naeem Sadiq.
Syed Yashal Shah, Rimsha Ijaz, Salman Jehangir, Qasim Khan, Umar Khalid Hussain, Parkha Ijaz, Humna Amjad.
Zakaria Hayat, Usama Bashir, Muhammad Murtaza Yaqoob, Sufiyan Khan, Mohammad Ammad, Arshad Liaquat, Ahtisham Aslam, Mohammad Shahzeb Khan, Umar Bhutta, Rumaan, Mohammad Abdullah, Akmal Hussain, Aqeel Ahmed, Rana Abdul Waheed, Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan, Afraz, Abdul Hannan Shahid, Abdul Rehman.
Sajjad Shaukat, Waqar Ali, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Ramzan, Adil Hussain, Akhlaq Ahmed, Tehsinullah, Umair Khan, Usman Ahmed, Mudassar Ali, Muhammad Safian, Afaq Khan.
Sabira Gul, Saadi Abbas, Mohammad Awais, Fakhar Un Nisa, Humayun.
Muhammad Adil, Muzammil Shahzad, Zahid Iqbal Khan, Asad Iqbal, Babar Khan, Amjad Baig.
Nadine Xerxes Avari, Mehboob, Rafael Javed, Zoya Asad Ali, Muzammil Hussain.
Mehak Fatima, Kashmala Talat, Zeeshan Fareed, Usman Chand, Farooq Nadeem, GM Bashir, Gulfam Joseph, Inam Haroon, Aqib Latif, Gufran Adil, Usman Sadiq.
Farhan Zaman, Sadia Gul, Mehwish Ali, Zainab Hameed Khan, Nasir Iqbal, Noor Zaman, Asim Khan, Aamna Faiyaz.
Mishael Hayat Ayub, Azhar Abbas, Mohammad Hamza Anwar, Amaan Siddiqui, Ahmed Durrani, Jahanara Nabi, Amina Amir Qadri.
Akdasullah Qadir, Mazhar Abbas, Arbaaz Khan, Haroon Khan, Naqsh Hamdani, Naila, Fatematuzhra, Hamza Umar Saeed.
Ushna Sohail, Aisam Ul Haq, Sara Ibrahim Khan, Aqeel Khan.
Pernia Khan, Muhammad Shah Khan, Haika Hasan, Hoor Fawad, Faizan Zahoor.
Abdul Zaheer, Hamid Yajman, Farooq Haider, Murad Khan, Murad Jahan, Muhammad Hammad, Musawwar Khan, Nasir Ali, Usman Faryad Ali, Mubashar Raza, Kashif Naved, Afaq Khan.
Furqan Anwar, Abdullah Butt, Usman Amjad Rathore.
Zaman Anwar, Inayatullah, Mohammad Bilal, Haider Ali Butt.
Mayra Karamat, Samreen Altaf, Abdul Rehman, Abdul Khaliq.