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The first paidal polo tournament starts in Gulmit

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By: Zulfiqar

Hunza, March 9: The first inter-village “Thaghm Paidal Polo Tournament” started yesterday at the Gulmit historical polo ground.  The tournament is organized by the local chapter of Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Hunza in order to preserve the memories of the historical polo game being played during Thaghm. The tournament is also aimed at to promote inter-village harmony through sports activities.

The famous polo player Shah Gul Aziz was the chief guest whereas Rahim Khan, President Ismaili Council for Gulmit was the presiding guest of the opening ceremony. About seven teams from Gulmit, Ghulkin and Hussaini have registered for the tournament.

In the first match, Ghulkin defeated Gulmit Old by 5-3. Hussaini won the 2nd match, defeating Chamangul, Gulmit by 4-0. Gulmit Young Star won the 3rd match by defeating Kamaris-Odver, Gulmit.

8 thoughts on “The first paidal polo tournament starts in Gulmit

  1. Great to see the historical sport alive……………. appreciations to the organizers for this beautiful event.

    Rahim
    Almaty

  2. Nice to see such event so promptly ……… thanks to Pamir Times team for there latest updates !

  3. i congrate all the orgnisors… its great to see peoplz enjoying historical sport(polo) together.
    miss u gulmit

  4. I would like to congratulate the Aga Yoth and Sports Board oganised a megnificent activities to the youths of the areas and gave new life to our historical game.

    Ali Masud

    Montreal

  5. Have to arranged such historical games. And above all every one has participated from young to old age.

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