ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is all set to participate in the Asian Taekwondo Championship events being held in South Korea.

The Pakistan squad will compete in the seventh Asian Poomsae, 25th Asian Kyorugi and the Chuncheon Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships. These events are scheduled to be held from June 22 to July 2.The national squad will leave for Korea on June 20.

According to the Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF), the seven-member Kyorugi team includes Mazhar Abbas, Hamzah Omar Saeed, Mohammad Iqbal, Haroon Khan, Shahzaib Khan and two female players, Fateemaah Tuz Zahraa Khawar and Zoya Sabir. The Poomsae team comprises Mohammad Wasim Jawed, Shahzaib Ahmed, and Flower Zaheer.

PTF president Raja Wasim Ahmed and chief executive Omar Saeed will participate in the ATU Council meeting and the ATU General Assembly on June 22 in Korea.

The Asian Poomsae event begins in Chuncheon City, Gangwon Province on June 23 while the 25th Asian Taekwondo Kyorugi Championship will be held from June 24 to 27 in the same city. The Chuncheon Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships will be held from June 29 to July 5 at the Hoban Gym.

Published in Dawn, June 18th, 2022

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