KARACHI: Asian Squash Federation (ASF) has moved Asian Particular person Championships, which is to be hosted by Pakistan, to August and the dates are nonetheless topic to vary.
In response to the ASF’s calendar up to date on Thursday, the championship might be hosted by Pakistan from August 25-29 in Islamabad however the dates are nonetheless topic to vary because of uncertainty concerning covid-19.
Earlier, this championship was scheduled in Could. Pakistan is internet hosting this occasion after a spot of eight years. In March 2019, ASF awarded Pakistan the internet hosting rights of the twenty first version of this vital championship.
ASF administrative supervisor Jane Li confirmed to ‘The Information’ that ASF allotted the rights to Pakistan on the thirty ninth Annual Basic Assembly of ASF at Pattaya, Thailand.
Pakistan hosted the seventeenth version of this Asian championship in Islamabad in 2013, which was gained by Pakistan’s Amir Atlas Khan. It was after 14 years that Pakistan had secured the highest slot at that degree.
Pakistan had gained the title in 1998 when Zarak Jahan Khan defeated Kenneth Low in Kuala Lumpur. Zarak was additionally the winner in 1994. The opposite Pakistanis to have gained the championship are Jahangir Khan, Qamar Zaman and Mir Zaman Gul — every of them clinched the title twice.
The 18th version of the championship was held in Kuwait and the nineteenth version was held in India.
It’s pertinent to say right here that the Asian Staff Championships might be held in Kuala Lumpur from August 17-21.