Mahoor Shahzad, Pakistan’s reigning badminton champion, comes from a family of athletes and is the first female player of Pakistan to be ranked below 150 in world rankings. Mahoor Shahzad (born 17 October 1996) is a Pakistani badminton player. Shahzad was the women’s singles champion at the 2017 Pakistan International tournament. She has competed at the 2014 Asian Games, and 2018 Commonwealth Games. Shahzad educated at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
Until last year this was how Pakistan’s top woman badminton player Mahoor Shahzad used to balance her studies with her education. “It was a common sight to see me engrossed in my studies during tours. But I didn’t want to fall behind in either my game or my education,” she says. She adds that there were also occasions when she had an examination to appear in the day she would land in Karachi after a tournament somewhere.