Hyderabad woman to represent India at Asian karate championship



Hyderabad: 26-year-old karate champion Syeda Falak has been selected to represent India at the 17th Asian Senior Karate Championship to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from December 17, 2021 to December 22, 2021.

Falak will compete in the Senior Women Kumite + 68kgs category. She will leave for the championship on December 16, 2021.

Speaking to Siasat.com, Syeda Falak said: “This is my first tournament after the COVID-19 pandemic. Very happy to be back for the tournaments. It will be very difficult, but I will do my best.

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Called “Golden Girl”, Falak already holds 20 national level and 22 international level karate championships.

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On November 24, 2020, Falak made a foray into politics and joined the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM). She was seen campaigning for the party (AIMIM) in the GHMC 2020 elections and in the Gulbarga municipal elections this year.

Falak has also been active during the protests against the CAA-NRC. Besides Hyderabad, she has also led protests in Nizamabad, Deoband and Delhi. Falak also attended the protests in Shaheen Bagh.

Asian Karate Championship

The Asian Karate Championship is held every two years in a different country. The last edition of the Asian Senior Karate Championship was held in 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This year will be the 19th edition of the age group event and the 17th of the senior tournament.

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