LAHORE: Pakistan’s Shah Hussain Shah has actually safeguarded a location in this year’s Tokyo Olympics in the -100 kg category of judo competition, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) claimed on Wednesday.
According to a POA news release, the International Judo Federation (IJF) has actually educated that Shah has secured his put on continental quota in the July 23-Aug 8 Tokyo Games.
It will be the 2nd time that 28-year-old Shah, the child of Pakistan’s Olympic bronze medallist boxer Shah Hussain, will certainly be joining the Olympic Games. Shah has actually clinched medals in Commonwealth and also South Asian Gamings for Pakistan.
Meanwhile, POA head of state retired Lt Gen Syed Arif Hasan has actually praised Shah for safeguarding an Olympic berth for the 2nd successive time. Gen Arif paid tribute to his moms and dads that worked real difficult to train and support their kid.
With Shah’s incorporation, Pakistan’s involvement in athletics, badminton, judo, capturing as well as swimming occasions of the Tokyo Olympics has been validated.