Bamiyan hosted the ninth annual ski tournament, the Afghan Ski Challenge, on Friday where at least 100 skiers from Afghanistan, United States, Canada and Australia had participated.
Afghan skiers got the first, second and third positions in this tournament.
The event were held in Koh-e-Baba in Bamiyan.
Skiers from Bamiyan and Maidan Wardak provinces represented Afghanistan at the event.
The Afghan skiers, Mujtaba, Zahir and Shah Agha, got the first and second positions respectively.
“I managed to get the first position. The competition was good and transparent,” said Mujtaba.
“Today was full of joy and I got the second position,” said Zahir.
Some foreign skiers who attended the competition said the tournament was interesting and that they will try to win the competition in the next years.
“I have been in Bamiyan for two weeks now touring around the mountain. Today, just we did the Afghan ski challenge and it was an obsoletely incredible race,” an Australian skier said.
“I got to Afghanistan about a week ago and we have been skiing everyday. And then today did the race and it was fantastic,” an American skier said.
On Thursday, also Bamiyan host the fifth round of girls ski competition as well as the traditional ski competition or wooden ski for boys.