Sindh Olympic Association establishes Sindh Modern Pentathlon Association

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The Sindh Olympic Association (SOA) has taken an initiative to establish the Sindh Modern Pentathlon Association (SMPA) which will contain five sports including Running, Shooting (Laser Pistol), Swimming, Fencing & Horse Riding.

It is pertinent to mention here that Modern Pentathlon is an Olympic sport which is popular all over the world.

In the first meeting of SMPA at National Sailing centre, a formal body has been set up through elections took place under the kind presence of the Secretary General SOA Mr Ahmed Ali Rajput and representatives of Pakistan Modern Pentathlon Federation (PMPF).

The president SMPA, Syed Mohammad Afzal Zaidi on the occasion said that this federation has been set up to spread awareness about pentathlon, particularly in Sindh.

He further said that they will introduce different programs to make this sport familiar among common people of the province [Sindh].

“The main objective behind establishing this federation is to make this sport common among people of Sindh,” he said.

 

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