Karachi’s girl bags Taekwondo bronze in Russia

Pakistan Taekwondo Federation hails win as good omen for women's sports in country

APP December 02, 2022
Girls compete in Taekwondo match during the event. PHOTO: INP


Fatimatuz Zehra from Karachi won the bronze medal in International Taekwondo Russian Open Championship in Russia.

In the semi-final of the -53kg category, she was defeated by Russia’s Sokolova Vladislava, said a news release.

Earlier, Fatima won the quarter-final by beating Honk Kong’s Tung Kwok.

In the -63kg contest, Russian Alexandar Grigorey beat Pakistan’s Arbaz Khan.

Pakistan Taekwondo Federation President Waseem Ahmed Janjua, CEO Omar Saeed, Head Coach Yousuf Karami, and team Manager Zubair Macha felicitated Fatima on winning Bronze Medal and termed it as a good omen for sports in the country.

They said future of women’s sports was bright in the country.


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