Minhal Sohail becomes first Pakistani female shooter to perform in Olympics2,063 views
KARACHI: Minhal Sohail will become the first Pakistani female shooter to represent the country in Rio Olympics 2016.
Sohail, the 22-year old from Karachi who has got a wildcard entry by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the games, launched her sporting career in 2012 and has won several tournaments across the world.
The shooter said that participating in the Olympic games was like a dream come true for her and she is optimistic on performing in the world sporting event.
She said that she has prepared well for Olympics and is aiming to clinch the gold medal for her country.
Sohail went on to say, “Sports enhance children’s self-belief and confidence which helps them achieve their life goals.”
Female shooter Minhal Sohail is all set to take part in the upcoming Rio Olympics later this year. She will be the first female shooter to represent Pakistan at the mega sporting event. The 22-year-old was overjoyed for being selected to represent Pakistan at the Olympics saying that it’s like a dream come true for me.
The sportswoman urged her fellow countrymen to allow their children, especially daughters, to participate in the sporting activities so that it enhances children’s self-belief and confidence which will help them achieve their life goals.