Haroon outperforms Shahzaib to win gold in National Taekwondo C'ship.


ISLAMABAD -- Haroon Khan defeated Shahzaib in the -58kg fly weight final to win gold medal in the 14th Korean Ambassador National Taekwondo Championship 2019 here at Amir Khan Boxing Hall on Saturday.

Fauji Cereal CEO Col (R) Azmat graced the occasion as chief guest, while Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) President Lt Col (R) Wasim Ahmed Janjua, PTF Women Wing President Shahmim Akhtar, South Asian Taekwondo Association (SATA) President Umar Saeed, Brig (R) Zia, AAA Group of Companies CEO Muhammad Ahmed Khan and others were also present there.

Total two male/female senior khyrougi and two male/female junior khyrougi events were conducted on the third day of the championship. The star attraction of the day was the much anticipated clash between Haroon and Shahzaib, as the entire arena was packed with taekwondo lovers. Haroon was confident, while Shahzaib was also looking determined, as they were fighting for each and every point. Both had scored 14 points by the end of the first quarter. They continued fighting in the second quarter, which ended with the same scores 38-38. The PAF contingent was supporting Shahzaib, the Wapda contingent was cheering Haroon, while the federation officials were watching both the players with passion. The third and last quarter started with more fire. The time was running out and...

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