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PAF win CJCSC Ski crown

February 20, 2019

MALAM JABBA: Pakistan’s two-time Winter Olympian Mohammad Karim’s gold medals in both Slalom and Giant Slalom events helped Pakistan Air Force clinch the 12th Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Ski Championship trophy at Malam Jabba Ski Resort in Swat on Tuesday.

He was in supreme form in both runs of these categories leaving behind his rivals with huge margins. His village mate and former Olympian Mohammad Abbas got the silver medal in Slalom.

Mir Nawaz of GB Scouts also had a fabulous day as he got a silver medal in the Giant Slalom and a bronze in Slalom races, earning his team a second place on the podium.

It is the first time that Malam Jabba has hosted this prestigious event in the winter sports calendar of the country.

Participants from various ski associations of the country took part in the championship. A large number of spectators and ski lovers came to witness the races.

Meanwhile, PAF also dominated the Shah Khan Ski Cup, which was held later in the day.

Two silver medals by Rahim Khan in both Slalom and Giant Slalom gave an unassailable edge to PAF in taking home the coveted prize.

Faiz Ali from CAA and Nazir Shah from GB Scouts won the gold medals in Slalom and Giant Slalom, respectively. Owing to a better aggregate GB Scouts was adjudged runners-up in this event as well.