DHAKA (APP) Pakistans Naseem Akhtar produced a historic and stunning show by becoming the fastest woman of the region when she won a gold medal by winning the 100-metre sprint event of the 11th South Asian Games here on Monday. Twenty-year-old from Rawalpindi clocked 11.81 seconds to emerge as the queen of the track with her sterling show before a strong crowd at Bangabandhu National Stadium. Wearing national green tights, she raced like a lightening to lead the field among the eight runners after easily qualifying for the finals. I had forgotten the world for nearly six months and trained really very, very hard under my coach Maqsood Ahmed to achieve my dreams, she said. Its golden moment of my life that I have brought glory to the country in my event after poor showing by our national cricket team and our athletics standard was on decline in Asia, she added. I hope my performance will inspire the young athletes to join the sports, she said. Both the results in 100 metres men and women events were regarded as upsets as Shehan toppled Indias Abdul Najeeb Qureshi who won the 200 metres. On the other hand, a woman from Pakistan winning the 100-metre sprint was unimaginable as it did not happen in the 26- year history of the regional games. Naseem blazed the track to make history there. Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Chief Lt Gen (Rtd) Syed Arif Hasan greeted Naseem for her historic performance and announced Rs one lac cash prize for here remarkable achievement. Pakistans Liaquat Ali took bronze medal in 100 metres dash by clocking 10.63 seconds, finishing behind Sri Lankan and Indian runners. Shehan Saearuwan won the title of fastest of the region by clocking 10.46 seconds to take the medal with Abdul Najeeb Qureshi of India 10.56 seconds. Pakistan which was favourite for 4x100 metres relay, finished third behind India and Sri Lanka. Pakistan quartet Ali Aamir Murad, Tahir Shafique, Ali Muhammad and Asad clocked three minutes 16.73 seconds to secure a bronze medal. Earlier a day ago, Zafar Iqbal showed his class in the triple jump by a superb effort of 16.5 metres to beat Indian rival by nearly three quarters of a metre to pick up the second athletics gold after Basharat Ali took the discus gold on Saturday for Pakistan. Mohsin Ali displayed his brilliance in the 110-metre hurdles by clocking the distance in 14.56 seconds beating his Indian opponent Sandeep Parmer by nearly five metres. Muthuswamy took the bronze for India. Besides Zafar and Mohsins superlative performance, Muhammad Imran excelled in javelin throw by securing a silver medal by throwing the javelin 73.38 metres to contend with silver medal. Kashinnath Naik of India took the gold and his compatriot Samarjeet Singh a bronze medal. Pakistan quartet of Naseem, Javaria Hassan, Nazia Nazir and Sadaf Siddiqui won the 4x100 relay race by covering the distance in 47.16 seconds. India took the gold and Bangladesh silver medal. Pakistan has so far won four gold, two silver and four bronze medals in the track and field events. Following are results: 100 m: Shehan Saearuwan (Sri Lanka) 10.46 sec Abdul Najeeb Qureshi (India) 10.56 sec Liaqat Ali (Pakistan) 10.63 sec 4x100 m men relay: India 3 min: 08.62 sec Sri Lanka 3 min: 16.70 sec Pakistan 3 min 16.73 sec Naseem Hameed (Pakistan) 11.81 sec Pramila Priyadarshani (Sri Lanka) 11.93 sec Achala Shalika Dias (Sri Lanka) 12.12 sec Triple Jump: Zafar Iqbal (Pakistan) 16.5 m Surab (India) 15.27 m Nishan Kumara (Sri Lanka) 15.19 m 110 m Hurdles: Mohsin Ali (Pakistan) 14.56 sec Sandeep Parmer (India) 14.76 sec Muthuswamy (India) 14.88 sec Javelin throw: Kashinnath Naik (India) 74.27 m Muhammad Imran (Pakistan) 73.38 m Samarjeet Singh (India) 71.65 m.