LAHORE – National athlete Nadia Nazeer passed away on Saturday in a road accident near Bahawalnagar on Saturday.
Her five-year-old son also died in the crash, RadioPakistan reported.
Nadia represented Pakistan in South Asian and Islamic Games.
She was also among the athletes participating in the training camp for Islamic Games. She won the bronze medal in 4x100m relay in the South Asian Games in 2010. She has also won several national events, with four national championship titles to her credit.
In April 2008, she created the national record of 400m hurdle race by completing the distance clocking just 1:01.50 in Lahore.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Athletic Federation, Pakistan Sports Board and President of Pakistan Olympic Association Arif Abbasi have condoled over the death of Nadia Nazeer.