Muhammad Karim (skier)

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Muhammad Karim
Personal information
BornMay 1, 1995 (1995-05) (age 23)
Gilgit, Baltistan, Pakistan
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) (5'4")[1]
Weight64kg/141 lb[1]

Muhammad Karim (born May 1, 1995[2]) is an alpine skier from Pakistan. He became the second Pakistani to participate at a Winter Olympics when he competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He participated in the slalom and giant slalom events and got a rank of 71 in the giant slalom.[3][4][5][6]He also competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics. He participated in the giant slalom and secured a rank of 72.

Career[edit]

Karim made his debut in the 2011 South Asian Winter Games[1] held in India. During 2013/2014 season he participated in FIS events held in Iran and Turkey. His best finishes were 13th in Giant Slalom and 18th in Slalom.[1]

2014 Winter Olympics[edit]

Karim placed 71st out of 109 athletes in the giant slalom event at the Sochi Olympics with a time of 3:27.41[7]

2017 Asian Winter Games[edit]

In 2017, he was named to Pakistan's Asian Winter Games team.[8]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

Karim had a rank of 72 in the giant slalom event at the PyeongChang Olympics with a time of 2:54.04.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Muhammad Karim Sochi Olympic Games 2014 official website. Retrieved 18 February 2014
  2. ^ FIS Biography
  3. ^ "Pakistan ski team qualify for 2014 Winter Olympics". Dawn. 8 April 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Pakistani skiers qualify for Olympic winter games-2014". Global Post. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  5. ^ Raheel, Natasha (29 December 2013). "Pakistan may miss Winter Olympics 2014". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  6. ^ Raheel, Natasha (31 January 2014). "Karim to represent Pakistan in Winter Olympics". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  7. ^ Giant Slalom Sochi Olympics Official website. Retrieved 19 February 2014
  8. ^ Raheel, Natasha (11 February 2017). "Jan dominates as Army clinch ski championship". The Express Tribune. Karachi, Pakistan. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Men's Giant slalom results". 18 February 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.