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Press Release - Participation of Pakistan Contingent in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Back To Main


Dear Media Friends,

Pakistan Olympic Association takes the opportunity to share the Contingent details of Pakistan set to participate in Tokyo 2020. As of now, 22 Athletes, Athlete Support Personnel, Officials and Medical Support Personnel shall be part of the contingent. The contingent include in particular two Covid Liaison Officers for point of contact between contingent, POA and organizers. Apart from those joining from overseas, all the contingent of Pakistan has been vaccinated and have submitted Vaccination Certificates to the POA. The contingent details are as under:  

Sr. # Sports Event Name Status Departure Date
1 Athletics 200 M Ms. Najma Parveen Athlete 22 Jul, 2021 (Lahore)
2 Ms. Shagufta Noreen Athlete Support Personnel
3 Javelin Throw Mr. Arshad Nadeem Athlete
4 Syed Fiaz Hussain Bokhari Athlete Support Personnel
5 Badminton WOMEN SINGLE Ms. Mahoor Shahzad Athlete 16 Jul, 2021 (Islamabad)
6 Mr. Wajid Ali Chaudhry Athlete Support Personnel
7 Judo -100KG Mr. Shah Hussain Shah Athlete (He will join Olympic Village from Tokyo)
8 Mr. Athlete Support Personnel
9 Shooting 10M Air Pistol Mr. Gulfam Joseph Athlete 16 Jul, 2021 (Islamabad)
10 25 M Rapid Fire Pistol Mr. Muhammad Khalil Akhtar Athlete
11 Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Bashir Athlete
12 Shooting Team Mr. Muhammad Farrukh Nadeem Athlete Support Personnel
13 Swimming 100 M Freestyle Syed Muhammad Haseeb Tariq Athlete 16 Jul, 2021 (Islamabad)
14 Mr. Ahmed Ali Khan Athlete Support Personnel
15 50 M Freestyle Ms. Bisma Khan Athlete
16 Ms. Mubasharah Bano Raza Athlete Support Personnel
17 Weightlifting 67 Kg Mr. Talha Talib Athlete 21 July, 2021 (Lahore) 
18 Mr. Hafiz Imran Butt Athlete Support Personnel
Sr. # Function Name
19 Chef De Mission Brig Muhammad Zaheer Akhtar, Vice President POA
20 COVID Liaison Officer Mr. Javaid Shamshad Lodhi, Rep of Olympic Sports POA (Shooting)
21 COVID Liaison Officer – Doctor Dr. Asad Abbas Shah, Secretary POA Medical Commission
22 Admin Official Mr. Muhammad Nasir Ijaz Tung, Member POA HR & Admin Committee

The Photographs of the participating Athletes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are attached.

It is pertinent to add that POA have long been in contact with Pakistan Sports Board and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of Tokyo Japan for safe and secure arrangements for the contingent. Our thanks to the concerned National Sports Federation(s), Army, Navy, WAPDA, all the athletes and their coaches and officials for their support and cooperation enabling us to timely arrange their travelling arrangements and submission of Activity Plan at least thirty days before their departure. We are truly grateful for the support extended by the national media for the encouragement of national athletes for Tokyo 2020.

Our commendations and best wishes to IOC, Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, Government and People of Japan for organizing the Olympic Games in very difficult times of Covid-19 – unbelievable job is being done.

Best regards,

Muhammad Khalid Mahmood
Secretary General
Pakistan Olympic Association

 Arshad Nadeem  Bisma Khan  Ghulam Mustafa Bashir  Gulfam Joseph
 Mahoor Shahzad  Muhammad Khalil Akhtar  Najma Parveen  Shah Hussain Shah
 Syed Muhammad Haseeb Tariq  Talha Talib