Shahzaib wins gold in Asian taekwondo

By our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: On the second day of the kyorugi event during the ongoing 5th COMBAXX Asian Taekwondo Open Championship as many as six different weight category competitions were held here at the Pakistan Sports Complex.
In the men’s -54 kg final Pakistan’s Shahzaib Khan shown a brilliant performance against Saudi Arabia‚Äôs Riad Hamdi to win the gold medal.
Pakistan’s Tanzeel Hasnat won the bronze and Abubakar Siddique got fourth position.
In the men’s -63 kg category final Afghanistan’s Mohsin Raza won 2-0 against Saudi Arabia’s Muhammad Zakariya.
Pakistan’s Haroon Khan won the bronze medal while Pakistan’s Nouman Khan won the fourth bronze.
In the men’s +87 kg final Afghanistan’s Ali Akber Amiri defeated Pakistan’s Hamza Umar Saeed 2-1 after an absorbing fight. Egypt’s Muhammad Ali won the bronze and Kuwait’s Ali Hameed Hassan won the fourth bronze.
In the women’s -46 category final, Kazakhstan’s Nargiza Koishybekova won the gold medal by defeating her compatriot Aidana Yedilbayeva 2-0.
In the women’s -53kg final, Iran’s Nahid Kiyani won the gold medal by winning 2-0 against her compatriot Mobina Nimatzadeh.
Pakistan’s Rafia Abdul Samad won the bronze and Dunia Ali Abutalib of the Saudi Arab world won the fourth bronze.
In the women’s -67 kg category final, Kazakhstan’s Nuray Khussainova won 2-1 against Britain’s Erin Shaw, Pakistan’s Maleeha Ali won the bronze, while Kazakhstan’s Zhadyra Khairullina won the fourth bronze medal.

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