Pakistan’s young athlete has won the 29th World Memory Championship World Final by defeating more than 300 competitors from around the world.
Emma Alam competed in more than 10 disciplines in the three-day competition, with athletes from China, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Algeria, the United States, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Libya, Qatar, and Iraq.
Emma Alam and Syeda Qissa Zehra represented Pakistan in the championship this year, who also set several world records in the event.
The World Memory Championship was founded in 1991 by world-renowned Tony Buzan and Raymond Kenny to raise awareness of the incredible power of human memory.
According to Forbes Magazine, Tony Bazan and Raymond Kenny popularized the idea of mental ability. Tony was the author and co-author of more than 80 books, while Raymond is the Grand Master of Chess and Queen Elizabeth’s special officer.
Emma Alam is very happy with the victory of the global event. She says, “My coaches and team, including me, worked hard to win this year’s event. I am amazed at how powerful the human brain is.”
“We plan to compete again next year with even better performance,” he added. I congratulate all the amazing competitors who competed from all over the world.
In addition, another member of the national team, Abira Athar, has secured 7th position in the 2020 world rankings.
The World Memory Championship is a mental sports tournament, where the skills of intellectual abilities are measured in comparison to physical sports.
Last year, the 28th World Memory Championship was held in China, which was won by Hyosung of North Korea.