‘Disappointed on Mahoor’s statement against players’ POA


LAHORE: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) expressed disappointment over Tokyo Olympics 2020 badminton participant Mahoor Shahzad’s comments against fellow players. 

In a released statement, POA said Mahoor’s statement against fellow players was against the Olympics spirit.

“We are disappointed over Mahoor’s comments against fellow players. Such a statement is also against the Olympics spirit,” POA said.

The Olympics governing body further stated that the Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBA) has been asked to present a report about the statement within a week. “PBF will have to submit a report on her comments with suggestions within a week’s time. POA will then take possible action on it,” the statement concluded.

It must be noted here that Mahoor shared that her fellow Pathan and Pakistani badminton players were jealous of her participating in Olympics Games. Later on, the Olympics participant apologized for her comments following immense criticism.

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