FANDOM


Muhammad Abbas
Disciplines Giant slalom
Born (1986-02-16) February 16, 1986 (age 31)
Pakistan
Height

168 cm

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Muhammad Abbas (skier), that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Author(s): WOSlinker Search for "Muhammad Abbas (skier)" on Google
View Wikipedia's deletion log of "Muhammad Abbas (skier)"
Wikipedia-logo-v2

Muhammad Abbas (Urdu: محمد عباس), (born February 16, 1986)[1] is a Pakistani alpine skier[1][2] who was his nation's first competitor at the Winter Olympic Games, in 2010. Muhammad Abbas was not expected to win any medal, but he outraced some of the other debuting skiers. A group said to be particularly interested were Pakistani Canadians.[3]

Abbas was raised in a small village in Northern Pakistan, and his first pair of skis were carved out of wood by his father.[2] He was discovered at age 8 by a Pakistani Air Force officer (Group Captain(R) Zahid Farooq) who remains his coach. Abbas works for the Air Force, his assignment being to ski.[2]

Career

2010

In the 2010 Winter Olympics he competed in the Men's Giant Slalom event. Out of the 103 skiers he finished 79th with a time of 1:38.27 in the first run and 1:42.31 in the second run, for a total time of 3:20.58, which was 42.75 seconds off the pace.[4][5]

2011

Abbas participated in the 2011 South Asian Winter Games held in India in January.[6]

See also

References


This article uses material from the Wikipedia article wikipedia:en:Muhammad Abbas (skier), that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Author(s): Muhammad Abbas (skier)/edithistory Search for "Muhammad Abbas (skier)" on Google
View Wikipedia's deletion log of "Muhammad Abbas (skier)"
Wikipedia-logo-v2

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.