Rabia Ashiq is a Pakistani track and field athlete. Ashiq represents Water and Power Development Authority in national competitions.
Rabia Ashiq Age, Education and Family
She was born on 15th April; 1992.Rabia Ashiq has made history, not only as a CARE student but as a Pakistani female athlete too by participating in the Summer Olympics 2012 in London. Her family was not very supportive about her career at first. As a student at school, she always excelled at sports and especially in running.
Rabia’s Career and Awards
She initially received a lot of criticism and discouragement from family and friends and despite of odds against her, she continued a rigorous training program throughout school, whilst completing her matriculation exams. During one of her inter-board games, she was approached and selected by coaches from WAPDA. Ever since, she has competed not only nationally but in international sports festivals as well. She has broken the national record for 500 metres at the National Athletics Championships in Islamabad in May 2012. In 2012 the Olympics committee selected her as a wild card entry and she believes the experience of representing Pakistan at the Olympics as female athlete was an honour.
She would like to give back to her village, school and country so other young girls have the same chance to pursue their dreams, whatever they maybe. Rabia is a testament to what hard work and perseverance can achieve.
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