Pakistan Taekwondo Athlete Maham Aftab, 26 passed away in Lahore due to a brain tumor on Friday.
She represented Pakistan at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore.
Hailing from Vehari, Maham had been the national champion for seven years.
She became the first female athlete to win a medal for Pakistan in an international competition.
Maham was the only young player who won a gold medal in an international event held in Jordan in 2018.
She was recently diagnosed with brain tumor.
Pakistan mourns the loss of the young athlete who made the nation proud.
The PCB is shocked to hear the news of passing of Maham Aftab, 26-year-old highly-talented taekwondoin. She made Pakistan proud at an international level. PCB offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and friends.— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) October 23, 2020
Rest in peace Maham. pic.twitter.com/70ZqWpJ0Q2
A star 🌟 gone too soon.😭Maham Aftab, a young and talented Taekwondo Athlete and former member of Pakistan National Taekwondo Team lost her battle with Brain Tumour.— Samina Qasim.(Wear your Mask😷) (@qas58) October 23, 2020
May Allah bless her soul in Jannat ul Firdous .Ameen.😢🤲🙏#MahamAftab #TaekwondoAthlete pic.twitter.com/oPrhomGhbT
Young and very talented Taekwondo Athlete and former member of Pakistan National Taekwondo Team , Maham Aftab passed away due to brain tumor today. She made Pakistan proud at International level.— TeamEverGreen🇵🇰 (@Teamevergreen3) October 24, 2020
May Allah grant her highest ranks in Jannah… ❤️❤️❤️#TeamEverGreen 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/kUHqUf9GYw