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Areeba wins title, RJ Club reign supreme.

ISLAMABAD -- Areeba of RJ Taekwondo Club won the U-49kg female title while her club won male and female senior club Khyrogi events in the 13th Korean Ambassador National Taekwondo Championship which concluded here at Liaquat Gymnasium on Thursday.

In senior club boys events, Young Star Club's Talha won gold in 58kg category followed by second-placed Lover TKD Club's Aqib Ali and Usman from RJ Club seized third spot.

In U-80kg, Wahid RJ Club won gold while Saqib, also from RJ Club, won gold in over 80kg event.

In female senior club events, Areeba and Khadeeja from Waziristan Azmaray club won gold in U-49kg and 57kg, respectively. Senior Khyrougi/Poomsae competitions were dominated by Army who finished with 29 medals, including 22 gold.

It is worth-mentioning here that ten international referees duly qualified from the World Taekwondo Federation conducted the championship featuring clubs and teams from all provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, Fata, Islamabad, Army, PAF, Wapda, HEC and Railways.

PAF received the trophy after being named the emerging team of the event. Wapda's Waqar and Naqash Hamdani from Army were declared emerging players, respectively.


Senior Khyrougi /Poomsae:

1st Army (22 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze, 374 points); 2nd Wapda (4 gold, 11 silver, 11 bronze, 226 points); 3rd HEC (1 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze, 117 points)

Khyrougi /Poomsae (U-10):

1st Khubaib TKD Academy (A) (11 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze, 221 points); 2nd Khubaib TKD Academy (B) (2 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze, 82 points); 3rd Sindh TKD Association (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze, 58 points)

Khyrougi/Poomsae (U-14):

1st Air Force TKD Club (2 gold, 2 silver, 70 points); 2nd Waziristan Azmaray TKD Academy (2 silver, 2 bronze, 70 points); 3rd Khubaib TKD Academy (3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze, 65 points)

Khyrougi/Poomsae (U-17):

1st Waziristan Azmaray TKD Academy (3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze, 107 points); 2nd Balezone TKD Academy (2 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze, 66 points); 3rd Air Force TKD Club (1 silver, 3 bronze, 58 points)

Khyrougi/Poomsae (senior clubs):

1st RJ TKD Club (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze, 106 points); 2nd TKD Lover Club (1 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze, 59 points); 3rd Waziristan Azmaray TKD Academy (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze, 48 points).

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Publication:Dawn (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Nov 9, 2018
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