Pakistan’s Hamza Umar Saeed and Mazhar Abbas won gold medals for Pakistan at the 3rd Mount Everest International Open Taekwondo Championship in Pokhara, Nepal. Pakistan’s excellent performance continues in the ongoing international Taekwondo event in Nepal. Hamza Umar Saeed and Mazhar Abbas won gold medals for Pakistan. Haroon Khan and Arbaaz Khan won silver medals.
Hamza Umar Saeed and Mazhar Abbas won gold medals for Pakistan
In the final of the 87 kg plus category Karogi event, Hamza Saeed won by 11 points against Gaurav Bhatt of India in the first round and 4 points in the second round. In the 80 kg category final, Pakistan’s Mazhar Abbas defeated India’s Resheb 9-7 in the first round. In the 58 kg final, Korea’s Tae Joon Park defeated Pakistan’s Haroon Khan 9-1 and 11-3.In the 63 kg category final, India’s Shivam Sadesh Shetty defeated Pakistan‘s Arbaaz Khan 6-5 and 7. Defeated by -2. India’s Sonam Rawal defeated Pakistan’s Noor Rehman 3-0 and 4-0 in the semifinals of the women’s 57 kg category.
Noor Rehman deserved the bronze medal. It should be noted that Pakistani players have won 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in the Karogi event of the Mount Everest Championship, while in the Pomsey event they have won 3 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals. Overall, Pakistan has won 6 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze medals in both the events. Poomsae coach master Seungoh Choi of the national team from Korea and Karogi coach Yusuf Karami from Iran have praised the excellent performance of Pakistani players in the Mount Everest International Open Taekwondo Championship and said that this performance in Islamabad in November this year. The Combex played in the Asian Championship will prove to be very beneficial for the players.