Karachi region emerge overall champions in Sindh Games

KARACHI Host Karachi Region maintained their overall superiority in the 13th Sindh Games by clinching the Moenjodaro Shield for overall championship trophy of the Games winning 144 medals including 96 gold medals in the three-day sports gala which was concluded here Wednesday. The closing ceremony of the games was held at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium under floodlights. Thousands of sports persons belonging to five regions of the province took part in the competitions. Karachi, which dominated unchallenged the last 12 editions of the Games since its inception in 1986 at Larkana, kept its hold and won maximum number of medals at stake in the 13th edition of the Games. Karachi, which took 78 gold medals in the last Games held last year at Larkana improved its performance this time by clinching 96 gold medals. Karachi was totally dominated in swimming KHIate, boxing, gymnastics, wushu, wrestling and athletics in which it had the lions share of medals on offer. Among other regions, Hyderabad was second with 93 medals, Sukkur had 59, Mirpurkahs 53 and Larkano 44. Medal Table: Male: (gold, silver, bronze, total) Karachi: 75-22-13-110. Hyderabad: 8-36-31-75 Larkano: 8-11-23 -42 Sukkur: 8-16-24-48 Mirpurkhas: 2-14-2440 Female: Karachi: 21-10-3-34 Hyderabad: 3-9-7-19 Mirpourkhas: 2-3-8-13 Sukkur: 0-3-8-11 Larkano: 0-0-2-2 Total medals: (gold, silver, bronze) Karachi: 96-32-16-144 Hyderabad: 11-45-38-93 Larkano: 8-11-25-44 Sukkur: 8-19-32-59 Mirpurkhas: 8-17-32-53 Athletics results (male): 1500M: Rizwan Mansoor (Sukkur) 4m: 31.97s Muhammed Nazim (Karachi) 4m:37.13s Muhammed Rasool (Karachi) 4m:42.56s 4x100 m relay: Karachi (Shakeel, Abdullah, Riaz, Ayub) 45.13s. Sukkur (Fida, Irfan, Iftekhar, Dariya Khan) 45.67s. Hyderabad (Abdul Sattr, Sabir, Saghir, Abdul Karim) 46.82s. Shot-put: Tahir Hussain (Larkano) 11.59 metres. Shafiullah (Hyderabad) 11.34 metres. Raza Ejaz (Karachi) 10.50 metres. 400M: Abdul Sattar (Hyderabad) 52.81s. Shakeel Ahmed (Karachi) 54.36s. Sabir Hussain (Hyderabad) 55.32s. Women: 4x100 meters relay: Karachi (Razia, Sana, Kiran, Almas) 59-87s. Hyderabad (Kanwal, Tahira, Maham, Mona) 1:04.54s. Sukkur (Aasia, Iqra, Erum, Atiya) 1:05-00s. 400 M: Almas Ibrhaim (Karachi) 1m: 06.98s. Kanwal Naz (Hyderabad) 1m:10.37s. Razia Sher Khan (Karachi) 1m:10.40 seconds. Boxing Results: 48kg: Gold: Seheroz Kachi (KHI) Silver: Toheed (Hyd) Bronze: Mohsin (Mps) Amir (Suk) 51kg: Gold: Mohd Qasim (Hyd) Silver: Mehraab (Lkr) Bronze: Shahnawaz (Mps) Akther (Suk) 54kg: Gold: Mohd Hussain (Hyd) Silver: Yasir (KHI) Bronze: Amir (Mps) Mohsin (Suk) 57kg: Gold: Hallar Qambrani (Hyd). Silver: Munawer Iqbal (Mps) Bronze: Nazakat (KHI) Sarfaraz (Lkr) 60kg: Gold: Jemeel Ahmed (KHI). Silver: Asadullah (Hyd) Bronze: Sajjad Hussain (Lkr) Farhan (Mps) 64kg: Gold: Tanweer (KHI). Silver: Zahid Ahmed (Suk) Bronze: Munawar Hussain (Mps) Arshad Ali (Lkr) 69kg: Gold: Amir Khan (KHI). Silver: Gul Zaman (Mps) Bronze: Baber Jameel (Suk) 75kg: Gold: Javed Akhter (KHI). Silver: Yasir Jameel (Suk) Bronze: Ghulam Shabbir (Hyd) Medal Position: Karachi: 5 gold-1 silver-1 bronze-1st position Hyderabad: 3 gold-2 silver-1 bronze-2nd position Mirpurkhas: no gold-2 silver-5 bronze-3rd position Sukkur: no gold-2 silver-4 bronze Larkana: no gold-1 silver-3 bronze Chief guest president Pakistan Boxing Federation Doda Khan Bhutto awarded the winner, runners-up and third position trophies with cash prizes to gold medallist Rs 5000 each, silver medallist Rs 2000 each and bronze medallist Rs 1000 each. Doda Khan also gave the cash prize to the winning boxing team coach (Karachi). Games medal table in athletics. Male: (gold, silver, bronze, total, points) Karachi: 6-6-4-14-62 Hyderabad: 2-4-5-11-31 Sukkur: 4-4-2-10-38 Larkano: 2-0-2-4-12 Mirpurkhas: 0-0-1-1-2-1 Female: Karachi: 14-6-3-23-102 Hyderabad: 0-5-3-8-22 Sukkur: 0-2-4-6-14 Mirpukhas: 0-1-3-4-7 Larkano: 0-0-0-0-0.

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