Pakistan clinched the Poomsae event title of the 5th COMBAXX Asian Taekwondo Open Championship, hosted at the Liaquat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex.
Pakistan – 14 Gold, 11 Silver, and 22 Bronze medals
Saudi Arabia finished second with 1 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals
Nepal won third position with 1 Gold medal
WTH (Refugee) players were fourth with 1 Silver
Iran finished fifth with 1 Bronze medal
Day 2 Results
Men’s over-18 Individual Freestyle
Pakistan’s Ameer Hamza won the first position with 6.73 points.
Women’s over-18 Individual Freestyle
Pakistan’s Zymal Naqvi scored 4.56.
Freestyle Pair over 18
Pakistan’s Ameer Hamza and Naila bagged the gold medal with a score of 6.76.
Pakistan’s Maryam, Usman, Waheed, Abbas and Naqvi won the gold medal by scoring 6.26 points.
Men’s under-50 Freestyle
Ali Adnan of Saudi Arabia won the first position with a score of 7.16.
Women’s under-50 Freestyle Individual
Pakistan’s Sana Sabir won the gold medal with a score of 6.23.
5th Asian Open Taekwondo C’ship: Day 1 | Pak Win 9 Golds
On the first day of the 5th Asian Open Taekwondo Championship, Pakistani players dominated the Poomsae discipline and won a total of 9 gold medals out of 10. One gold medal went to Nepal.
Poomsae’s U-30 Mixed Pair Event
Pakistan’s Zaheer and Anas won gold with 7.48 points, Ammar and Fatima won silver with 6.71 points, and Sindh’s Shafi & Ulma won bronze with 6.43 and Zain Hasan and Latif won the fourth bronze medal by scoring 6.39 points.
Poomsae’s Mixed Pair Of Over 30 Category
Ali and Shafaqat of Pakistan were first with 6.59, Ali and Bashir of Pakistan were second with 6.26, Changaizi and Kausar were third while Farhan and Hajra of Sindh came fourth.
Men’s under-30 Team Event
Pakistan’s Qadeer, Waheed and Hussain won gold with 7.48 points, Pakistan’s Shehzad, Didar and Ahmed got silver with 7.36 points, While Khalid, Abbas and Ayub won the bronze and Army’s Tariq, Gul and Jameel won the fourth bronze medal.
Men’s over 30 Team Category
Pakistan’s Hussain, Mumtaz and Ali stood first with 6.98, Haq, Mehmood and Waqas stood second with 6.79, Ali, Saleem and Akhtar stood third and Saudi Arabia Albane, Al-Madali and Al-Abbas took the fourth position.
Women’s under-40 Individual Event
Mehru-Nisa of Pakistan won gold, Aqsa Shafaqat of Pakistan won silver, Mahdiyeh Oghbaei of Iran won bronze and Hajira Nawab of Sindh won second bronze.
Men’s Under-40 Individual Event
Pakistan’s Shahbaz Ahmed finished first, Saudi Arabia’s Muhammad Ali Al-Abbas took second, Pakistan’s Mudassar Hussain third and Saudi Arabia’s Salman Ali Al-Albane took fourth position.
Men’s Under-30 Individual Event
Nepal’s Ashmin Raut won gold, Pakistan’s AqdusUllah won silver, Hasan Alam won bronze and Pakistan’s Ahmed Shahzad won fourth to bronze.
Women’s under-30 Individual Event
Naila of Pakistan won first, Kinza Fatima of Pakistan second, Izha Rehman of Pakistan third and Yamna Bint Khalid of Pakistan won the fourth bronze medal.
Asian Taekwondo Union President Prof. Kyu Seok Lee alongwith PTF President Waseem Janjua and Championship Technical Delegate Kook Hyun Jung, Paramjit Shahi and Sara Mir distributed the medals among the athletes.