Four times National Champion and South Asian silver medalist International cyclist Mrs. Sabiha Zahid died in Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi at 2.00 a.m due to cancer and was laid to rest in her native village Bani, District Haripur on Sunday. She was 27.
Secretary General Pakistan Cycling Federation Syed Azhar Ali Shah also termed the death of international cyclist and member of Pakistan Army cycling team, a great loss to the cycling sports in Pakistan.
She was cyclist of Pakistan Army team and her death is also a great loss to Pakistan Cycling Federation, Syed Azhar Ali Shah said. He disclosed that the funeral of Sabiha Zahid was held at 3.00 p.m at Haripur Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday.
Her namaz-e-janaza was largely attended by officials of the Pakistan Cycling Federation, cyclists from Pakistan Army, In-charge Pakistan Army team Captain Nadir, President KP Cycling Association Nisar Ahmad, International cyclist Nusrat Khan, her relatives and people from different walk of live, Shah added.
All office-bearers of Pakistan Cycling Federation have expressed their condolences and prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in peace and give patience to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.