Army athletes dominate second day of National Taekwondo.


ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Army's athletes dominated the second day of the 14th Korean Ambassador National Taekwondo Championship 2019 here at Amir Khan Boxing Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday.

Army athletes occupied top slot with 12 golds, 4 silvers with total 16 medals and 460 points. Wapda were second with one gold, 6 silvers and as many bronze medals with total 14 medals and 243 points and Pakistan Air Force (PAF), who had won two gold medals on the inaugural day, failed to add any further gold, but won 3 silver and 4 bronze medals with total 14 medals and 192 points. Railways were fourth after earning 3 silver and 4 bronze medals with total 12 medals and 154 points followed by KP with 1 gold, 1 bronze and 49 points.

The highlight of the day was the generous help of Korean Embassy, who donated equipment to Pakistan Taekwondo Federation for promotion and development of the game in Pakistan. The equipment will be distributed among affiliated associations and departments, which include Dobak total 150 size and 30 in numbers, Dobok 160 and 30, Dobok 170 and 30, Dobok 180 and 30, Dobok 190 and 30, Dobok 200 and 20, double target 40, head gear 40, chest gear 40, forearm 30 and shin guard 30.

Talking to The Nation, PTF President Lt Col (R) Wasim Ahmed...

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