LAHORE -  Pakistan Olympic Association President Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan has praised the performance of Pakistani athletes in the Asian Beach Games. According to a wire agency the POA chief said: "It is an heartening sign that we won seven medals - including two gold, two silver and three bronze - in the inaugural edition of the Games, and POA will take every measure to ensure better results in 2010 Beach to be held in Muscat," He told APP correspondent Sohail Ali in an interview here on Monday. Pakistan won gold in handball and wrestling, a silver each in kabaddi and wrestling, two bronze medals in wrestling and one in bodybuilding, a remarkable performance never achieved before in Asia. "It is an important event as a record number of over 40 countries participated and made the Bali Games a huge success," he said.