Faisalabad’s proud daughter Sahib-e-Asra, has become the fastest athlete of the country with barely any good coaching, lack of nutrition or training facilities, sportspersons are often on their own.
Asra is a daughter of a local Imam of the mosque. She had won the gold medal in November 2018 at National Athletic Championships. Talking to media, Asra’s father Qari Alam Khan said “I supported Asra from the beginning of her sporting career.” “I am proud of my daughter,” he added. She had not only won gold medal in 100 metre race but also 400 metre race.
Social media was flooded with appreciation and surprised by Asra’s story and some also expressed their optimism about societal progress. Asra was a gold medalist before she started her professional career as a sprinter. She was intent on pursuing her passion despite the lack of resources for sportspeople in the country.
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17 November, 2019