3421-Athletes and sports players

Job Title: 

Athletes and sports players

Job Description: 

Athletes and sport players participate in competitive sporting events. They train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport.


Tasks include ? (a) participating in competitive sporting events

  • participating in regular practice and training sessions and undertaking private training to maintain the required standard of fitness and skill
  • undertaking sports promotional activities and media interviews
  • maintaining a high degree of expertise in a particular sport
  • deciding on strategies in consultation with coaches
  • assessing other competitors and conditions at venues
  • competing in sporting events
  • adhering to the rules and regulations associated with a specific sport.
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    Source Of Info: 

    Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2208