Asian Youth Games: Sindh to host AYG ‘virtual torch’ today

May 30, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Sindh Olympics Association SOA will host Asian Youth Games ‘virtual torch’ today Friday here at KPT Sports Complex.

The virtual torch relay ceremony of Asian Youth Games, which will be held in Nanjing, China, would be attended by Arif Hasan, President Pakistan Olympic Association and Panqing Jiang, Acting Consulate General, Peoples Republic of China as chief guests.

The virtual torch would be moved across 45 nations of Asia electronically i.e. through internet. The programs, regarding the virtual torch, would be shown live across the Asian nations on Youth Games official website.

Pakistan would be fielding a 95member contingent in the Games, to be held in Nanjing China from August 16 – 24.

Pakistani athletes would feature in tennis, squash, shooting, swimming, football, handball, rugby and weightlifting competitions.