Sports in Pakistan: Squash in Pakistan

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Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF)

Famous Pakistani squash players: Jahangir Khan and Jansher Kahn

The development and governing of Squash is done by the Pakistan Squash Federation. It is associated with the WSF World Squash Federation and ASF Asian Squash Federation.

Founded 1950
President Rao  Qamar Suleman (Air Chief)
General Secretary Abdul Wahab Marwar (Wing Cdr)
Most famous players Hashim Khan, Jahangir Khan, Jansher Khan

The Khan Family in Squash

Pakistan has proudly made great success in Squash within and outside the country since 1950. Hashim Khan was the first player who put Pakistan’s name on the top list of world squash players. He had great grip on his game with his wisdom and speed. He ruled the world of Squash for almost three decades. The talent he had is still travelling in his family generation after generation. The great names in squash like Azam Khan was his brother, Roshan Khan his cousin and Sharif Khan his son, Mohib ul Allah, Qamar Zaman and Jahangir Khan and Jansher Khan his nephews have conquered the Squash world for decades.

Achievements:

Championship Player Year Position
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1981 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1982 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1983 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1984 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1985 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jahangir Khan 1988 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1987 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1989 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1990 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1992 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1993 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1994 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1995 Gold Medal
World Open (Individual) Jansher Khan 1996 Gold Medal
10th South Asian Federation Games(Srilanka) Mansoor Zaman 2006 Gold Medal
10th South Asian Federation Games(Srilanka) Amir Atlas 2006 Silver Medal
11th South Asian Federation Games(Bangladesh) Amir Atlas 2011 Gold Medal
World Junior Squash Championship Farhan Mehboob 2011 Silver Medal

Sports in Pakistan: Boxing in Pakistan

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Boxing in Pakistan

History of Boxing in Pakistan

Pakistan has been participating in Boxing since its birth. The first Boxing Championship on the national level was held in 1948 in Karachi. Since then the Pakistani Boxers have been playing and making progress in slow but steady pace.

Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF)

The governing body of Boxing in our country is Pakistan Boxing Federation which is the member of AIBA   – International Amateur Boxing Federation and also FAAB – Federation of Asian Amateur Boxing. Mr. Doda Khan Bhutto is serving as the President and Mr. Muhammad Akram Khan as the Secretary General of the federation. Two International Boxing tournaments have been conducted by PBF.

Pakistani Boxers and their Achievements

Pakistan has been winning many medals in the Asian Boxing championships and Asian Games for decades. The main achievements are as follows:

Event Year Boxer / Boxing Team Achievements
Common Wealth Games, Scotland 1970 Samad Mir Bronze Medal
Asian Boxing Championship 1983 Team Winner
Olympics Games (Seoul) 1988 Hussain Shah Bronze Medal
Olympics Games (Korea) 1996 Asghar Ali Shah Gold Medal
Common Wealth Games, Manchester 2002 Haider Ali Gold Medal
World Boxing Championship, Moscow 2003 Noman Karim Bronze Medal
Asian Boxing Championship, Vietnam 2003 Team Winner
9th SAF Games, Islamabad 2004 Team 10 Gold Medals
18th Common Wealth Games, Melbourne 2006 Mehar Ullah Silver Medal
10th South Asian Games, Colombo 2006 Team 7 Gold, 3 Silver

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