Korean Ambassador National Sr Taekwondo C’ship kicks off

RAWALPINDI, Jul 22 (APP): The 15th Korean Ambassador National Senior Taekwondo Championship rolled into action here at Shehbaz Sharif Sports Complex on Friday with a colourful opening ceremony of the mega event hosted by the Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF).

Teams from Provinces, Departments, Services, Gilgit Baltistan, AJK and Islamabad were participating in the event till July 25. It was being sponsored by Combaxx Sports and Korean Embassy, Islamabad.

In Senior (Khyrogi Category), Under 87 Kg (Middle Weight), Idrees Khan (PAF) secured first position while Faizan Junaid (Army), Muhammad Saeed (Wapda) and Muhammad Yasir (KP) bagged second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 80 Kg (Welter Weight), Mazhar Abbas (Army) took first position while Muhammad (Wapda), Syed Farman (PAF) and Syed Dawoood Shah (KP) grabbed second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 73 Kg (Middle Weight), Rahma (Army) got first position while Mubashira (PAF), Syeda Nida (HEC) and Ghulam Fatima (Wapda) took second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 67 Kg (Welter Weight), Maleeha Ali (HEC) got first position while Sara Rehman (Army), Sara Rehman (Wapda) and Iqra Javed (KP) took second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Over 73 Kg, Nusrat Bibi (Army) secured first position while Tayyeba (Wapda), Hira Khan (PAF) and Amana (AJK) bagged second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Senior (Poomsae Category), Under 20 Individual Male Recognized Poomsae, Ahmed Shahzad (Army) gained first position while Arshad Usman (Islamabad), Ghulam Hussain (PAF) and Harris (Gilgit Baltistan) grabbed second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 20 Individual Female Recognized Poomsae, Zeena Sheraz (Army) took first position while Sher Zaman (HEC), Omama (KP) and Unshira Ghori (Sindh) got second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 30 Individual Male Recognized Poomsae, Waseem Javed (Army) grabbed first position while Ali Fahad (PAF), Naseer (Gilgit Baltistan) and Rajab Ayub (Wapda) took second, third and fourth positions, respectively.

In Under 50 Individual Male Recognized Poomsae, Irshad Ali (Army) got first position while Muhammad Khan (Wapda) and Saad Kashif (PAF) bagged second and third positions, respectively.