Minhal first Pakistani woman qualify Rio Olympics

August 5, 2016 9:05 pm0 commentsViews: 83

Pakistan has seven representatives in the Rio Olympics 2016 and this young lady is one of them. 21-year-old Minhal Sohail is the first ever Pakistani woman to qualify for the 10 Metre Air Rifle Category for the Olympics.

Rio Olympics:

Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid has decided to document the women representing Pakistan in the Olympics. This is the first introductory short film and she introduced Minhal Sohail.

“We Pakistani girls are formidable and can do anything we put our minds to,” says Minhal.

With the hashtag #DreamBigPakistan, Sharmeen wants to highlight the Pakistanis who believe in themselves and achieved their goals.

As Minhal points out, “I hope other Pakistani girls will be inspired by me and follow in my footsteps.”

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