PCB to honour Kiran Khan and Sarah Mehboob on International Women’s Day
LAHORE: As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, the Pakistan Cricket Board will be acknowledging Olympics swimmer Kiran Khan and Sarah Mahboob, Pakistan’s number-one ranked tennis player, for their services through the Hamaray Heroes platform.
Kiran, also known as ‘golden girl’, represented Pakistan at the age of just 13 in the Commonwealth Games 2002 in Manchester, England. She has been recognised by the World Olympians Associations for serving Pakistan in multiple Olympic events and is a recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan’s civilian award.
Over the course of her career, Kiran has bagged 327 national gold medals and 47 medals in international competition.
Sarah is the first woman tennis player from Pakistan to secure qualification in the main draw of an International Tennis Federation’s tournament – a feat that she achieved in 2010. In 2004, she became the youngest-ever Pakistan national champion, at the age of only 14, and the right-handed player is currently top-ranked in Pakistan. – APP