Pakistan’s Shahzeb bags Bronze in Asian Taekwondo Championship

CHUNCHEON-SI: Pakistan’s Taekwondo player Shahzeb Khan showed off his class as he bagged the Bronze medal on the opening day of the recently-concluded Asian Taekwondo Championships, here on Friday.

According to the details, the Pakistani athlete enjoyed a brilliant run on his way to the semi-finals including a victory over his Thai opponent in the quarters.

The Pakistani athlete, however, then suffered a defeat at the hands of the Jordanian athlete, who outclassed Shahzeb by 2-0.

The Jordanian player sealed the first round with scores of 20-17 before making his way to the final by claiming the second round 17-7.

Shahzaib, on the other hand, triumphed in the third-ranking playoff to bag the bronze and added the first medal to his country’s cabinet.

It is pertinent to mention here that a 10-member Pakistan contingent is partaking in the competition under the supervision of the Iranian head coach Yousuf Karami.

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