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This 12-year-old girl is the first Pakistani to win at figure skating

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  1. Baby Leone

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    Mallak Zafar started skating at the age of five and hopes to represent Pakistan at the Winter Olympics in the future.

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    Malak only started skating at the age of five and hopes to represent Pakistan at the Winter Olympics in the future.

    12-year-old Mallak Faisal Zafar became the first Pakistani to win first-place laurels for figure skating this week at the 24th International Eiscup Inssbruck, Austria's largest figure skating competition in the Basic Novice Girls II category.

    Mallak came out ahead in the two-day competition, where she represented Spain, against 22 skaters from Italy and Austria, among other countries.

    See her performance here on her Youtube channel:



    Mallak, who is currently based in Dubai, only started skating at the age of five and hopes to represent Pakistan at the Winter Olympics in the future. She has also conducted training camps for youngsters in Karachi and Islamabad in June 2019.

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    Mallak has been training since she was just five.
    https://images.dawn.com/news/118410...-the-first-pakistani-to-win-at-figure-skating
     
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    Any idea how she got to represent Spain? I ask because it says she lives in Dubai.
     
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    because you know muslims countries are pathetic when it comes to sports specially womens hence she had to represent European country.

    I am glad that she would be representing Pakistan soon and GoP will also accommodate.
     
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    No, no. I get that part. And it's not just athletes either, anyone worth anything is forcibly pushed out. I was just wondering if she has Spanish nationality as well?

    Same here.
     
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    No idea ...coz this other article states her age as different :unsure:




    'First Pakistani Figure Skater': Pakistani girl wins figure skating tournament in Austria



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    A Pakistani child, six year old Mallak Faisal Zafar, surprised the country when she became the first Pakistani citizen to win a competition of figure skating in Austria.

    A relatively unknown sport in the country, with no government-supported sporting facilities for the activity anywhere in the country, Zafar participated in the 24th International Eiscup Inssbruck, Austria's largest figure skating competition.

    Zafar was a part of the two-day Basic Novice Girls II category in the competition, and came out first in the category while she was competing against skaters from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, as well as Austria itself and other countries. In all these countries, figure skating is a government-recognized sport, and all send figure-skating athletes for participating in figure skating events at the Winter Olympics.

    Zafar, who only began to figure skate at the age of 5, has set the bar very high for other Pakistani men and women interested in the sport of figure skating. She hopes to one day represent the country in the Winter Olympics.

    Zafar's performance at the Austrian event can be seen here on her Youtube channel.

    https://nation.com.pk/26-Nov-2019/pakistani-girl-wins-figure-skating

    as compared to

     
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  6. Baby Leone

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    might be some error as she started training from the age of 6, she doesn't looks like 6 years old BTW.
     
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    Congrats to little girl for her achievement
     
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    Yes some error...

    But still she won that should matter more :)
     
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    Mashallah more power to you girl!


    Mullahs who have a problem with this can go sit on a cactus