Sprinter Nadia Nazeer, son killed in road accident


SAHIWAL: Sprinter Nadia Nazeer and her five-year-old son were killed in a road accident in Bahawalnagar district of Punjab on Saturday
According to reports, Nadia was returning to Sahiwal from a wedding ceremony with her husband and son when a speeding trailer hit their car at Chishtian Road near Ada Amin Kot.
Nadia and her son were killed on the spot, while her husband was injured who was to a hospital.
Nadia, from Punjab’s Sahiwal, holds the distinction of winning five bronze medals in international 400 metre sprints.
Belonging from the neighbourhood of Fareed Ganj, Nadia was associated with Pakistan Wapda.
In a national level contest held in Karachi in 2007, Nadia crossed 10 hurdles in one minute and one second, claiming the national record, which she herself broke in 2008.


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