Pakistan Athletics Team Heads to Russia for BRICS Games 2024

Pakistan Athletics Team Heads to Russia for BRICS Games 2024 – The Pakistan athletics team, comprising seven members, has set off for Kazan, Russia, to participate in the highly anticipated BRICS Games, scheduled from June 12 to 17.

This esteemed international event is a crucial opportunity for athletes from Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, along with guest nations like Pakistan, to showcase their skills on a global stage.

Team Composition

According to Brig (R) Wajahat Hussain, President of the Athletics Federation of Pakistan, the team includes five athletes and two officials:


Shajar Abbas: Competing in the 100m and 200m races, Shajar has been a standout performer in national competitions and is expected to bring his best to the international arena.

Gohar Shahbaz: Specializing in the 100m race, Gohar’s speed and agility make him a formidable contender.

Abdul Muheed: Entered in the 400m race, Abdul’s endurance and sprinting prowess are highly anticipated.

Sohail Amir: Competing in both the 1500m and 5000m races, Sohail is known for his versatility and stamina.

Abdul Qadir Khan Marwat: Representing Pakistan in the javelin throw, Abdul Qadir aims to achieve new personal bests and challenge international competitors.


Manager: Imdadullah Memon

Coach: Rana Sajjad Ahmed Khan

The team is well-prepared and motivated, having undergone rigorous training sessions to ensure they are in peak condition for the games.

Significance of the BRICS Games

The BRICS Games are more than just a sporting event; they are a symbol of unity and cooperation among the participating nations. For Pakistan, being part of this event signifies a step towards strengthening its athletic presence on an international level. The games provide a platform for athletes to compete against some of the best in the world, pushing their limits and striving for excellence.


As the Pakistani team embarks on this exciting journey, the nation looks forward to their success and hopes they will return with commendable achievements. The BRICS Games 2024 in Kazan promise to be an exhilarating experience for both the athletes and the spectators, celebrating sportsmanship, talent, and international camaraderie.

The Pakistani contingent’s participation underscores the country’s commitment to fostering sports and nurturing its athletes, paving the way for a brighter future in athletics.