Khairzad, competing in the Slalom category of the championship, became the first [female] to win a medal bronze for Afghanistan on international level.
Sajjad Hussaini and Ali Shah Farhand stood jointly in the 25th position among the males.
Also, Sayed Mohammad Taheri and Shah Agha Rezaei obtained 27th and 34th positions in the championship.
The championship was held for four days in Sawat city of Pakistan hosting athletes from Ukraine, Greece, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
BRIEF HISTORY: SINCE 2002, PRESS RESTRICTIONS WERE GRADUALLY RELAXED AND PRIVATE MEDIA DIVERSIFIED. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND THE PRESS IS PROMOTED IN 2004.
SINCE THEN MORE THAN 30 AFGHANISTAN BASED TELEVISION CHANNELS BOTH TERRESTRIAL AND SATELLITE AND AROUND 100 RADIO FM STATIONS STARTED OPERATION IN THE COUNTRY.
FOREIGN RADIO STATIONS, SUCH AS VOICE OF AMERICA AND BBC WORLD SERVICE, ALSO BROADCAST INTO THE COUNTRY.