Pakistan Athletics Federation (PAF) has called a long jumper, Asif Magsi after his video circulated on the internet.
Asif can be seen jumping over 11 bikes in a viral video that received immense appreciation. In another video, Asif jumped over a lake covering a handsome distance with a Pakistani flag in his hand.
What a talent this youngster has got for long and triple jump. Indeed our rural areas are full of talented athletes. pic.twitter.com/lHiV5nmQu3
— Mohi shah (@mohishah1) August 2, 2020
However, after the positive response from people, PAF contacted Asif and called him to Lahore where senior coaches will take his trial.
In a video message, PAF’s president Major General Akram Sahi assured that Asif will be facilitated with all available resources.
“I personally contacted Asif and invited him to Lahore where we will polish his skills and make him capable of representing Pakistan at the international level,” he said.
He added, “I have asked our senior and finest coaches to observe him as soon as he reaches Lahore. I hope he will grow up in a sold prospect for Pakistan.”
wow didn't see that
— Sana Jamal (@Sana_Jamal) August 3, 2020