12 February 2010

“It is a great moment for me to have brought glory to the country in my event after the poor showing by our national cricket team and especially since our athletics standards have been poor of late,” Naseem Hamid said.

DHAKA: Pakistan’s Naseem Hameed created history on Monday by becoming the fastest woman of the region when she won the 100-metre sprint gold medal at the South Asian Games.

Pakistan’s Naseem becomes fastest woman in South Asia
The 22-year-old from Rawalpindi clocked 11.81seconds, 0.12seconds ahead of Sri Lanka’s Pramila Priyadarshani, to bag her first gold medal before a strong crowd at Bangabandhu National Stadium

100m (Women)
1. Naseem Hameed (Pakistan) 11.81 sec
2. Pramila Priyadarshani (Sri Lanka) 11.93 sec
3. Achala Shalika Dias (Sri Lanka) 12.12 sec

100m (Men)
1. Shehan Saearuwan (Sri Lanka) 10.46 sec
2. Abdul Najeeb Qureshi (India) 10.56 sec
3. Liaqat Ali (Pakistan) 10.63 sec

Triple jump (Men)
1. Zafar Iqbal (Pakistan) 16.5m

2. Surab (India) 15.27m
3. Nishan Kumara (Sri Lanka) 15.19m

110m hurdles (Men)
1. Mohsin Ali (Pakistan) 14.56 sec

2. Sandeep Parmer (India) 14.76 sec
3. P. Muthuswamy (India) 14.88 sec

Javelin throw (Men)
1. Kashinnath Naik (India) 74.27m
2. Muhammad Imran (Pakistan) 73.38m
3. Samarjeet Singh (India) 71.65m