K-P karate: Haripur bags champion trophy

Farid Ahmad of Haripur in the heavy weight category won the gold medal

APP November 12, 2018

PESHAWAR: Haripur district clinched the overall champion trophy after securing first positions in three different weight categories in the K-P Full Contact Karate Championship which concluded at Sports Arena on Saturday.

Farid Ahmad of Haripur in the heavy weight category won the gold medal, Irshad and Ziaul Haq in the middle weight and light weight, Kamran Khan of Mardan in the feather weight and Zubair Ahmad, a nine-year-old in the special feather weight category won gold medal.

Taking three gold medals out of the five weights categories, Haripur was declared the overall winner and was awarded the Champion Trophy for the year-2018.

In the 40kg special feather weight category Zubair Ahmad won gold medal, followed by Sarfaraz of Nowshea and Kamran of Peshawar. In the 70kg weight Farid of Haripur won gold medal, followed by Azizul Haq of Charsadda and Ibrar, also from Charsadda.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 11th, 2018.


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