PESHAWAR: Ahmad of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Bilal Shoukat of Railways clinched the title of Mr. Pakistan and Junior Mr. Pakistan respectively in the 63rd National Bodybuilding Contests held here at indoor hall of PSB Coaching Center on Monday.
A large of spectators turned up to see the glimpses of the contests of more than 120 musclemen took part from Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Railways.
Adviser to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amjad Khan Afridi was the chief guest on this occasion. Former Sports Minister Syed Aqil Shah, former Information Minister Mian Iftikhar, prominent yesteryear players including former Mr. Asia, Mr. Olympia, Mr. Pakistan Mushtaq Ahmad, former Mr. Pakistan Shahid Butt, Yahya Butt, Habib Ur Rehman Bhatti, Arshad Mughal, Dr. Nabil, organizing Secretary Tariq Pervez, judges and large number of spectators were also present.
In the team event Pakistan Railways got 67 points by taking first position, followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 57 points and Punjab got third position with 42 points.
Speaking on this occasion, Amjad Khan Afridi announced Rs 0.1 million for the Mr, Pakistan and Rs 50,000 as cash prize for the Junior Mr. Pakistan. He said the government is striving hard to have more and more sports activities.
He said Rs 2 billion funds have been allocated for the sports activities in the province.
He said sincere efforts have been taken for the promotion of sports at the grassroots level.
He said the law and order situation has been improving day by day and soon new dates for the holding Youth Games would be announced.
He also congratulated Ahmad of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Bilal Shoukat of Railways for winning Mr. Pakistan and Junior Mr. Pakistan titles.
He also lauded the efforts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bodybuilding Association for holing the event. It would certainly portray a good image of the province in the rest of the world.
Earlier, he awarded Mr. Pakistan and Junior Mr. Pakistan titles to Ahmad and Bilal Shoukat with cash prizes besides awarded gold, silver and bronze medals to position holders of the Class. There were four
junior class and eight senior classes before Mr. Pakistan and Junior Mr. Pakistan contests.
Result: Junior Class
65kg: Shah Ahmad KP, Aamir Punjab, Ahmad Railways
70kg: Munir Ahmad KP, Fahad Shah Punjab, Ismail Sindh
75kg: Momin Khan KP, Waqas Sindh and Imran Railways
60kg: Mujtaba Ali Railways, Kashif Ahmad KP, Yousaf Punjab
65kg: Moeen Railways, Imran KP, and Gohar Sindh
70kg: Naeem Railways, Iftikhar Ahmad Punjab, Ikram KP
75kg Asif Railways, Gul Muhammad Balochistan, Khurram Islamabad
80kg: Arif Prince Punjab, Khalid Bashir Railways, Ayas Ilyas KP
85kg: Ahmad KP, Jawad Ahmad Punjab, Asim Ali Balochistan.
90kg: Mazar Iqbal Railways, Naeem Punjab, Naveed Ihsan.