Ukrainian skiers dominate Slalom event of the CAS Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup
February 7, 2020 10:38 PM
Ukrainian skiers Friday dominated Slalom event of the CAS Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup-2020, which was held at the scenic Malam Jabba Ski Resort.
Ukrainian skiers dominated their opponents and clinched all medals of the same category. Vitalii Aib secured the first position whereas Nazariy Petruk and Mykola Dichuk got the silver and bronze medals, respectively.
In ladies event of same category, Khushim Sahiba was on song again and after winning two consecutive gold’s in giant slalom race, proved her class in the slalom category and won the gold medal again. Her compatriot Umama Wali clinched the silver whereas, Elvira Zakrayeva won the bronze medal.
Besides FIS races, National Ski Championship was also played at the Malam Jabba Ski Resort. In the slalom event, winter Olympian Mohammad Karim of Pakistan Air Force clinched the gold medal, whereas Mir Nawaz of Gilgit/Baltistan Scouts won the silver, third on the finish line was Liaquat Ali of Pakistan Air Force.
In the giant slalom category, Mohammad Karim again outclassed his opponents and clinched the gold medal for Pakistan Air Force, Gilgit/Baltistan Scouts won the silver and bronze medal as Mir Nawaz and Zahid Abbas finished the race on second and third position respectively.
Under the patronage of Pakistan Air Force, Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan is eagerly striving for the promotion of winter sports and soft image projection of the country. Holding this event would lend a new lease of life to the tourism industry of Pakistan and open doors for the revival of international sports in the country.