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Jahanara improves her national record in 800m swimming in the Islamic Solidarity Games.

During the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, Pakistani swimmer Jahanara Nabi broke her own national record in the women’s 800m swim.

Jahanara, 18, finished fifth but set a new national record with a time of 9 minutes 39.52 seconds.

The previous record was likewise set by Jahan Ara, who clocked 9:44.80 in the national swimming competition last year.

Earlier at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Jahanara timed 1:01.51 to finish her heat in the Women’s 100m Freestyle, setting a national record for the country.

Fatima Adnan Lotia, among other swimmers at the Islamic Solidarity Games, timed 1:18.78 in the women’s 100m backstroke and finished fourth in her heats but did not proceed to the final.

Mishal Hayat Ayub finished in 36.83 seconds in the women’s 50m breaststroke and did not advance to the next round.

Earlier, Mohammad Amman Siddiqi qualified for the finals of the men’s 400m freestyle with a time of 4:19.05, but couldn’t perform enough in the final, finishing in 8th place with a time of 4:20.66.