President AFP has a message for athletes on World Athletics Day


Lahore: President Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) Major General Retired Akram Sahi has a message for all the aspiring athletes on World Athletics Day, ARY Sports reported today.

Every year, on May 7th, World Athletics Day is being celebrated all over the world, including Pakistan as it aims to highlight the importance of athletes around the world.

It’s been celebrated since 1996 under the supervision of the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF).

“People celebrate this day in different ways. We have been organizing events for the kids with the collaboration of IAAF in order to attract them towards athletics which is the mother of all games,” Akram Sahi said.

“Unfortunately this year, we cannot organize such events due to coronavirus pandemic but we all are doing limited activities in our own capacity,” he added.

It must be noted that all sporting activities have been halted due to coronavirus pandemic all over the world. Major sporting events have been canceled and suspended.