Naseem Hameed

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Personal information
Born1988 (age 30–31)
Karachi, Pakistan
SportTrack and field
Event(s)100 metres

Naseem Hameed (Urdu: نسيم حميد‎; born 1 May 1988) is a Pakistani track and field athlete, who became the fastest woman in South Asia when she won a gold medal in the 100 metres at the 2010 South Asian Games in Dhaka.[1]


Naseem started her career as an athlete from her school. She participated in various sports activities at school and college levels. During her time in college, she was noticed by Army coaches and was allowed to practice in Army grounds near Korangi. She won various local events after this and was then picked by Pakistan Railways as an athlete. Naseem consistent performance earned her a place to represent Pakistan in 2010 SAF Games in Dhaka where she won the Coveted Gold in 100 Meters clocking 11.81 gaining the title of Fastest Women in South Asia and emerge as the queen of the track.[2]

On February 12, 2010, President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari appointed Naseem as Ambassador of Sports in recognition of her success at the SAF Games.[3] In July, 2010 Pakistan's leading Mobile operator Mobilink has added Naseem to its panel of brand ambassadors.[4] Bilal Munir Sheikh, Vice President of Mobilink Pakistan said on the ceremony of unveiling the song based on Hameed’s struggle and accomplishments and commemorating those who helped her achieve her goals that:

“Mobilink Jazz believes strongly in the bonds we create and the objective of this tribute is to encourage all those who dream to reach out their loved ones for support so they can achieve what they want to, and much more. Naseem is a hero we all needed and we hope that through the Jazz platform she will inspire many more. We are indeed very proud and privileged to have her as our Brand Ambassador.”


  1. ^ "Pakistan's Naseem becomes fastest woman of South Asia". Daily Times. February 9, 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Naseem vows to do even better in future". The News. February 16, 2010. Archived from the original on February 11, 2010. Retrieved February 16, 2010.
  3. ^ "Pakistan honours winning women athletes". AFP. February 12, 2010. Archived from the original on February 19, 2011. Retrieved February 16, 2010.
  4. ^ "Mobilink Jazz Pays Tribute to Naseem Hameed". Mobilink. July 1, 2010. Archived from the original on July 26, 2015. Retrieved August 28, 2015.

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