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Asian Games Training Camp Closed Due To Insufficient Funds

Web Desk (May 17, 2018): Pakistani athletes struggling to keep the training camp open in order to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games, in August this year in Indonesia.

A training camp for wrestling, karate and jujitsu was being held at Lahore, before the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) told the team management that they could no longer keep the camp open due to a shortage of funds.

Medallist Inam Butt, Tayyab Raza and Mohammad Bilal were also a part of the camp.According to Wrestling Federation Secretary Arshad Sattar the closing of the camp three months before the games is unfortunate.

He added that other countries have been spending the last three years preparing for the Asian Games whereas we have closed down our training camp.

Asian Games will take place from August 8 to September 2 in Indonesia.

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