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Press Release – Olympic Day, 2019 Back To Main


Dear Media Friends,

Pakistan Olympic Association is celebrating the Olympic Day, 2019, a day celebrated throughout the world in tribute the creation of modern Olympics and the values of Olympism.

The core of today's POA program is to connect the elite athletes, Olympians, kids and youngsters with the Olympic values through sporting and educational activities in a unique manner to demonstrate the theme of this year's Olympic Day i.e. “Sports, Culture & Education Together”. POA strongly believes that the unique blend of sports, education and culture will develop a stronger and integrated community that will contribute in building a better society and a prosperous Pakistan.

The POA team designed programs to attract youngsters and kids to the sporting arena and to share the Olympic values of respect, friendship & excellence; that we believe will go long way in community development. POA has been thriving to contribute in the community prospects as we had successfully launched “Plant Preserve Plant” program last year and that is now a permanent feature of POA's programs. Likewise POA will continue its efforts to promote the Sports, Culture and Education Together through our National Olympic Academy and Olympic Values Education Program.

The Olympic Day, 2019 in Pakistan is all about kids and youngsters participation where they played and learnt with elite athletes, Olympians and dignitaries. The program included:

  1. Art Work Competition
  2. Exhibition Boxing Bouts
  3. Exhibition Wrestling Match
  4. Exhibition Hockey Match
  5. Olympics Quiz

The Olympians and elite athletes who are the shining star of the country will also be playing today with the kids. We are being joined by

  1. Kiran Khan – Olympian
  2. Rabia Ashiq - Olympian
  3. Mudassar Asghar – Olympian
  4. Saleem Nazim – Olympian
  5. Manzoor Ul Hasan Sr. – Olympian
  6. Khalid Hameed – Olympian
  7. Tauqeer Dar – Olympian
  8. Khalid Bashir – Olympian
  9. Naveed Alam
  10. Khawaja Junaid – Olympian
  11. Faisal Karim – Olympian
  12. Babar Khan – Olympian
  13. Arshad Hussain – Olympian
  14. Inam Butt – Elite Athlete
  15. Inayatullah – Young Olympian
  16. Saadi Abass – Elite Athlete
  17. Noman Karim – Elite Athlete
  18. Esha Khan – Elite Athlete
  19. Nooh Dastagir Butt – Elite Athlete
  20. Talha Talib – Elite Athlete

POA is really thankful to Olympic partner for making today a success, Thank you Toyota Indus Motors. The vision of "Start Your Impossible" is what Olympic Family believes in.

We are thankful to the Nestle Pakistan, Shakarganj Foods, & Allied Foods for their valuable contribution in today’s program.

POA is really grateful to the Educational Institutions and Welfare Organizations without whom this day wouldn't be a success. Our educational partners include

  1. Kinnaird College For Women
  2. Lahore College for Women
  3. Bali Memorial Trust

At the end, we are grateful to our media friends who have always supported, participated and published Olympic activities. Your presence today is a real encouragement to all the participants and we thank you for your collaboration.

You are also requested to visit our website for latest pictures and videos. 

Thank you and our warm regards,


Muhammad Khalid Mahmood

Secretary General

Pakistan Olympic Association / NOC Pakistan