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Muhammad Abbas (skier)

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Name  Muhammad (skier)
Disciplines  Giant slalom
Weight  55 kg
Height  1.68 m
Role  Alpine skier

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Born  February 16, 1986 (age 29) Pakistan (1986-02-16)

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Muhammad Abbas (Urdu: محمد عباس‎), (born February 16, 1986) is a Pakistani alpine skier 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.

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Muhammad Abbas (skier) Muhammad Abbas Pakistani Alpine Skier

Abbas was raised in a small village in Northern Pakistan, and his first pair of skis were carved out of wood by his father. 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.

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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.

2011

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

References

Muhammad Abbas (skier) Wikipedia


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