Mahoor Shahzad (Badminton) Biography, Records, Career & Achievements

Mahoor Shahzad (Badminton) Biography, Records, Career & Achievements

Mahoor Shahzad is Pakistani Badminton player who recently appeared as flag bearer of pakistan’s squad for tokyo olympics 2021.

Full Name: Mahoor Shahzad

Born: 17 October 1996

Nationality: Pakistani

Achievements: Women’s Singles Champion at the 2017 Pakistan International tournament

Representing: Pakistani

Born on October 17th, 1996, Mahoor Shahzad is badminton player from Pakistan who has been representing the country in arena of badminton on both national and international fronts. Shahzad had started her career in 2008 in Karachi and has since then won in the 2017 Pakistan International tournament. She has also participated in many competitions like the 2014 Asian Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2021, Mahoor is representing Pakistan after having received a tripartite invitation. Mahoor Shahzad and Khalil Akhtar both carried the Pakistani flag at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2021. Mahoor received her education from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi and had also represented Pakistan in indoor rowing.

Mahoor & Akhtar carrying the Pakistani flag at the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2020

Mahoor Shahzad Achievements

Women’s singles

2016Pakistan InternationalPalwasha Bashir21–13, 18–21, 21–232nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017Pakistan InternationalHasini Nusaka Ambalangodage21–15, 21–191st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019Pakistan InternationalSoraya Aghaei21–15, 16–21, 21–161st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women’s doubles

2019Pakistan InternationalBushra QayyumAminath Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq,
Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq
17–21, 13–212nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020Kenya InternationalPalwasha BashirDoha Hany, Hadia Hosny13–21, 17–212nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

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