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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Razia Sher Khan; An emerging, female athlete star from Karachi

"Hazara starlet Razia Sher Khan clinched 5 gold and 2 bronze medals in Sindh Games 2012. On the last day of the race she covered 100metre distance in just 14.78 seconds taking her medal numbers to 7 in total. She also proved to be the best athlete of the of the event.


“I can’t be more proud of myself,” Razia told The Express Tribune. “With all the poor conditions and extremely hot weather here I managed to win the most medals among all the men and women here.

“Our whole Karachi contingent has just been outstanding and we proved that we can win gold medals in all sorts of conditions. Now other cities can’t really complain that we are the privileged one.”

Whole Hazara Nation in genereal and Hazaras in Karachi in particular congratulate Razia Sher Khan for her stunning performance and great acheivement."....Hazaras in Karachi


"MIRPUR KHAS: Karachi continued their domination of the Sindh Games, clinching the 15th edition of the event for their 12th overall title.

Karachi ended with a total of 94 gold medals, beating Hyderabad into second place who won 42, while Sukkur finished third with a modest tally of 15 gold medals.

On the last day of the event, Karachi’s Razia Sher Khan clinched gold in the women’s 100-metre (m) race, while Riaz Khan emerged as the winner in the men’s race.
Razia covered the distance in just 14.78 seconds and Riaz bagged the gold medal after clocking a time of 11.31 seconds.

Razia also proved to be the best athlete of the event, winning five gold and two bronze medals in the 220m, 400m, long jump and 400m relay races.

“I can’t be more proud of myself,” Razia told The Express Tribune. “With all the poor conditions and extremely hot weather here I managed to win the most medals among all the men and women here.
“Our whole Karachi contingent has just been outstanding and we proved that we can win gold medals in all sorts of conditions. Now other cities can’t really complain that we are the privileged one.”....... Express Tribune

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