LAHORE - Pakistan grabbed two more gold medals in baseball and fistball to raise the tally to 11 staying at top of medals table of the Punjab International Sports Festival here on Tuesday.
It was Pakistan day on which the players in green not only took two gold medals but also won two more matches. The Punjab Greens football team stunned visiting Sri Lankan team with a 3-0 win while another Punjab team beat Sri Lankan fistball team 2-0 in a third position match. The Pakistan team beat Lankan baseball team by 21-2 in the final at Iqbal Park Sports Complex ground. President PFB Shaukat Javed was the chief guest and gave away prizes to the winners and other participants.
The second gold of the day came from the Pakistan fistball team at the University of Lahore ground where they defeated Nepal 3-1. In the third position match, Punjab Greens beat Sri Lanka 2-0. In the football league match of the festival, Pakistan grabbed a surprise 3-0 win over Sri Lanka. Although the win has no bearing on the final which is to be played between Yemen and Serbia on November 15 but it boosted the Punjab team’s progress.
Organising secretary was the chief guest on the occasion and presented souvenirs to the officials and participants.
Pakistan is expected to win another gold medal in touchball competition when they face Sri Lanka in the final today.