Sumaira Zahoor

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Sumaira Zahoor
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Representing  Pakistan
Women Islamic Games
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tehran 1500m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Tehran 4x400m
South Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Islamabad 1500m
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Islamabad 4x400m
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Colombo 4x400m

Sumaira Zahoor (born August 15, 1979)[1] is an Olympic track and field athlete from Pakistan. She became Pakistan's third female to compete at an Olympics when she took part in the women's 1500 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

In 2004 Zahoor participated in the 1500 m at 2004 Athens Olympics where she placed 15th in her heat.[1] In 2005, she participated in the 4th Women Islamic Games in Tehran where she won a silver in 1500 m and a bronze in 4×400 m relay.[2]

In September 2010, Zahoor was found guilty of doping and banned for 2 years by Pakistan Sports Board.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sumaira Zahoor sports-reference.com; retrieved 2012-07-20
  2. ^ 4th Women Islamic Games Pakistan Sports Board. Retrieved 20 July 2012
  3. ^ Appeal date for banned athletes extended 7 September 2010. Express Tribune. Retrieved 20 July 2012