Web Desk: At recent event at New South Wales, Australia, Pakistani weightlifter Rabia Shahzad won a gold medal at the Ralph Cashman Open Weightlifting Championship and has made Pakistan proud.
Rabia Shahzad scored total 90 points to secure the gold medal. She participated in the 55kg class event and lifted 90 kg of weight, 40kg snatch 50 kg clean jerk to hold the utmost position.
While in an interaction with media, Rabia asserted, “The women players federation does nothing to help us participate in competitions”. She was utterly disappointed with the Government for not supporting her on her participation in Asian power lifting championship. She further lamented,” I wanted to participate in the Asian Powerlifting Championship but the federation did nothing to ensure my participation.”
Ex-governor Sindh, Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad congratulated the young lady
— Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad (@drishratulebad) November 4, 2018
A well-known journalist, Farah Yousaf appreciated Rabia’s win
Pakistani weightlifter Rabia Shahzad won gold medal in Australia 🇵🇰
— Farah Iqrar (@fara_yousaf) November 3, 2018
Another journalist, Faizan Lakhani greeting the star
Congratulations to Pakistan’s Rabia Shahzad for winning the gold medal in Ralph Cashman Open weightlifting championship in NSW, Australia. pic.twitter.com/S9ULLZgMfj
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) November 3, 2018
The win of young Rabia Shahzad has brought joy on the faces of Pakistanis. These stars of Pakistan are the real assets of the nation that not only make Pakistanis proud nationally but enshrine the name of Pakistan internationally.