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Pakistan qualifies for Winter Olympics

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Pakistani skiers have qualified for the Winter Olympics for only the second time, officials said Monday, hoping it will further boost the sport despite searing summer temperatures. 

Participants of a ceremony celebrate the one year countdown to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on February 7, 2013. Pakistani skiers have qualified for the Winter Olympics for only the second time, officials said, hoping it will further boost the sport despite searing summer temperatures.

"Our ski team has qualified for the Winter Olympics 2014 after scoring the required Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) points in various events held in Europe and Asia," said Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) official Iftikhar Bajwa.

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