Islamabad-based athlete clinches gold medal in Malam Jabba int’l snowboarding championship
MINGORA: Irfan Khan, a 24-year old athlete from Islamabad, Tuesday bagged a gold medal after clinching first position in International Snowboarding Championship 2020, held at the majestic slope of Malam Jabba which is 9, 000 feet above the sea level. The participants of the tournament enthralled the tourists, who thronged Malam Jabba to witness the event, with their jaw-dropping performances. Imad Ali from Malam Jabba took second position while Irshad stood third in the championship. “By winning this title, I feel overjoyed as my efforts paid off today,” said Irfan Khan while pointing out that he had been waiting for such an opportunity since 2016. “There were some foreign and experienced players in the game which made the competition a bit tough,” he added. – APP