World Memory C’ship winning Pakistan women team honoured


Pakistan’s women team that won 29th World Memory Championship in England in 2020, called on Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh at National Hockey Stadium on Thursday.

Pakistan’s women team consisted of coach Sania Alam, Emma Alam, Syeda Kisa Zehra, Abeerah Ather and Shuma. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti was also present on this occasion. It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan’s women team created history when they clinched the coveted World Memory Championship for the first time in the history of the country. Around 300 players from 16 countries participated in the championship. Overall, Pakistan team won 13 medals during the championship.

Emma Alam and Syeda Kisa Zehra also broke four world records during the championship. Emma Alam won gold medals in Names and Faces and Random Words competitions. She also grabbed a silver medal in the History and Future Dates contest. Emma is also the recipient of Gold Youth Avicenna Award 2021.