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Judo At K2: Ex-Austrian Female Judoka To Train Pakistan Athletes – UrduPoint News

ISLAMABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Stage Data – third Oct, 2022 ) :4-time Austrian female Olympic judoka Sabrina Filzmoser has approached Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) to educate judokas on the K2 base camp in July-August, subsequent 12 months.

The 42-year-old Sabrina, who owns two world bronze medals and as many European titles in judo in her division (-57kg), scaled Mount Everest (8,848.86-metre), the world‘s highest peak in May this 12 months. Now she is planning to reach atop K2 (8,611-metre), the world‘s second highest peak in July-August, subsequent 12 months.

“Sabrina has contacted us and suggested us that she needs to understand a mission in Pakistan subsequent 12 months to assist judo proper right here whereas cycling from sea stage in Karachi to climb K2,” Masood Ahmed, vp of of PJF suggested APP.

“We’re in touch collectively along with her. She has moreover talked regarding the potentialities of supporting Pakistani judokas by teaching them on the K2 base camp all through her expedition. “We have now suggested her that we’ll be greater than happy to welcome her and help her in participating in K2 mission,” he talked about.

He talked about President PJF, Col Junaid Alam had assured all potential assist to Sabrina. “Presently, we’re engaged on the preliminary modalities of the mission.

“We have now moreover educated Gilgit-Baltistan Judo Affiliation about that and requested them to make preparations accordingly.

“Sabrina has moreover been world #1, claiming two medals from the world championships furthermore lifting European champion title twice. Our promising athletes will be obtainable to be taught the skills and get helpful options from her on the K2 base camp,” he added.

Based mostly on Masood, Sabrina’s expedition might be completely backed by IJF. “She is an IJF Native climate Ambassador and has made it her mission to remain true to that perform. By means of her actions she is contributing to show of us regarding the extreme downside of native climate change.

Pakistan is among the many many worldwide places, which can be extraordinarily inclined to native climate change. We hope her K2 mission will go a good way in educating communities regarding the gravity of the problem. We’ll be a part of her mission,” he added.


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