Peshawar Open Men Taekwondo C’ship ends


The first Peshawar Open Taekwondo hampionship, which was played at Hayatabad Sports Complex, has come to an end.

A total of more than 300 athletes including cadets, junior weight category and senior weight category participated in the event.

Secretary General of the Women’s Wing of the Federation Saba Shamim Jadoon and President of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Writers Association Asim Shiraz presented medals and certificates to the successful athletes.

The medals were won by Safi of Mardan in -25kg weight category, Hisham of Peshawar won silver and Faisal of Swabi won bronze medal, Shayan won gold in -30kg weight category and Ayan of Peshawar won silver And Rauf won the bronze medal for Khyber Muzammil of Peshawar won gold in -35kg weights, Mubashir of Swabi won silver and Asim of Charsadda won bronze, Khobib of Charsadda won gold in -40kg weight category, Waqar of Khyber won silver and Shayan of Peshawar won bronze.

In -48kg Junior, Shayan Ahmed of Mardan won Gold, Umair of Peshawar won Silver and Khan Shehzad of Nowshera won Bronze Medal. In -54kg Senior Weight Category, Roiz of Mardan won gold, Aman of Khyber won silver and Salman of Mohmand won bronze medal. Qadeer Khan of Khyber won gold in -55kg Junior Weight Category.

Ibrahim of Khyber won gold in -63kg Junior weight, Abdullah of Peshawar won silver and Ziad of Nowshera won bronze medal, Ali of Peshawar won gold and Shafiq of Khyber won silver in -63kg senior weight.—NNI