Saleem Abbas, Ayesha Sharjeel win 53rd National Men’s & Women’s Table Tennis Championship

Saleem Abbas and Ayesha Sharjeel of WAPDA have won the 53rd National Men’s and Women’s Table Tennis Championship.

The championship was held at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad from 5th to 10th of this month. The event was organized by Pakistan Table Tennis Federation.

Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada was the chief guest of the closing ceremony and he distributed trophies and medals among the winner and runner up players.

In Man’s final match Saleem Abbas defeated Muhammad Rameez while Ayesha Sharjeel won the Women’s trophy beating Ghazala Basit. All the winner and runner up players belonged to WAPDA.

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the government will provide all possible facilities of training to the players abroad. He said promotion of the sport activities in the country will help eliminate extremist mindset and bring youth to healthy activities.

Source: Radio Pakistan