Pakistan clinches 7 gold medals in South Asian Cadet Karate Championship
Pakistani athletes have won more than two dozen medals, including seven gold, at the 6th South Asian Cadet Karate Championship 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Pakistan’s Irshad Ali won the gold medal in the U-21 category as he beat his Indian opponent to claim the honour.
Irshad bagged two gold medals in U-21 and senior categories.
The fourth gold medal was clinched by Mah Gul in minus 61kg category.
The fifth gold medal was won by Humayun in the minus 60kg G class by defeating Indian opponent Gaurav Sandhya.
Arzoo won the gold medal after beating India’s Sham Baveer in the junior’s 59 kg plus category, taking the team’s tally to sixth.
Pakistan bagged the seventh gold medal when Mubarak Ali registered win over Indian athlete in 84kg category.
Besides, Pakistan won 11 silver and 8 bronze medals.