Pakistan‘s Taekwondo team participated at the El Hasan International Open Cup Youth Cadet Taekwondo Championship in Jordan and put on a show with performances for everyone to remember.
Team Pakistan won a total of 8 medals including 2 silvers and 3 bronze. The young martial arts athletes dedicated their medals and victory to the martyred soldiers of the nation.
Pakistan Taekwondo Federation’s President Retd. Col. Waseem Ahmed Janjua shared that he is very proud of the children and their great display of talent.
Our youngsters have indeed done the country proud by displaying a handsome performance in the highly competitive Youth Cadet Taekwondo Championship in Jordan – president to APP
Naqsh Hamdani and Fatima Zehra won silver medals, meanwhile, Haroon, Danish, Saad, Jibran, Ayesha and Taimoor took home their bronze medals.
While interacting with the media, Silver medal winner Fatima shared that she had learned so much by participating in this international event in Jordan.
“I will Inshallah try to win a gold medal in the next event for Pakistan.” She said.
“I am dedicating my bronze medal to the martyred Army soldiers in Balochistan and Waziristan who gave their lives for the country while fighting with the terrorists.” Saad Asif stated.
Federal Sports Minister Fehmida Mirza and President Olympic Association (POA) retd. Lt Gen Arif Hadan took the opportunity to congratulate the young athletes.
The brave show put up by our young taekwondo athletes in jor-dan deserves high praise indeed. Their brilliant show in the international championship will be inspirational for other young sportspersons who are aspiring to excel in their respective sports and are keen to represent Pakistan in the events abroad. -Fehmida Mirza
Every athlete of Pakistan who excels in sports at the national or international events is a role model for the whole nation. I am truly delighted at the junior taekwondo team’s superb effort in Jordan where they have won eight medals. – Arif Hadan
We congratulate our young athletes on their marvelous achievement!
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