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Kabaddi match between Pakistan and India was scheduled on 27 September 2016 in Danang, Vietnam 5th Asian Beach Games and by the grace of Almighty Allah Pakistan beat India by 30 –28 points and won the Gold Medal. Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President POA, Mr. Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary General POA and all the Olympic family members heartily congratulate the Kabaddi Team and its management for the heroic performance.

As per report received from Danang, Pakistan Ju-Jitsu players won 2 x Silvers and 5 x Bronze Medals till today. The President, Secretary General and other members of Pakistan Olympic Association also extend their heartiest congratulations to the athletes and management of Ju-Jitsu for their brilliant performance and winning medals for the country.

Pakistan Handball team won its third league match against Thailand by 2-0 sets , first half with 24-20 and second half with 26-14 goals total 50-34 goals. Pakistan will play its last league match against recently world bronze medalist team and defending champion Qatar on 29th September at 02.00 P.M Pakistan time. Both teams are leading in Pool- A where as in Pool - B Oman and Host Vietnam are leading.

We sincerely wish that other teams/athletes may also do their best to achieve distinction in the 5th Asian Beach Games currently in progress in Danang.