Karachi, November 06, 2017 (PPI-OT):The women’s pugilists of District South, which is known as the hub of boxing, followed in the footsteps of their men’s by winning the National Bank Girls Boxing Championship at the bank’s sports complex. The Lyari girls kept the tradition of winning honours alive by returning with a tally of 80 points. District Central grabbed the second position securing 55 points while District West finished third with 40 points. The inaugural event witnessed a healthy turn out of 80 women’s from four districts of the city – South, West, Central and Malir. They competed in 15 different weights.
All the participants were provided pick and drop, track suits, meals besides medals and certificates to the position holders. Speaking on the occasion, divisional head of Strategic Marketing Division, Irtiza S. H. Kazmi, who graced the prize distribution, informed the participants that a boxing ring will be added to the existing facilities at the sports complex in the near future. Amidst applause, he also announced to make the women’s boxing competition an annual feature event. The CSR and Sports chief Ovais Asad Khan, who initiated the idea, was also present. The event was sponsored and organised by the NBP in collaboration with the Karachi Boxing Association.
22 kg: Seba bt Iqra
26 kg: Rimsha bt Urooj
30 kg: Alia Soomro bt Kainat
32 kg: Arisha bt Nafisa
34 kg: Maskan bt Mariam Baloch
36 kg: Ameena bt Nida
38 kg: Khansa bt Amna
42 kg: Sharf Naz bt Iqra
45 kg: Maria bt Isra
46 kg: Anum Qambrani bt Summaya
48 kg: Gul Zameen bt Razia
52 kg: Mehreen bt Hasan Bano
54 kg: Raeesa bt Aswra
60 kg: Mehwish bt Zaib-un-Nisa
75 kg: Sara Baloch bt Sabia Baloch.
For more information, contact:
Vice President / Divisional Head (A)
National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)
Corporate Communication and Brand Management Division
Head Office, NBP Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road,