Excelsior sports correspondent
RAMBAN, October 4: The 2nd District Ramban Taekwondo Championship hosted by the District Ramban Taekwondo Association under the umbrella of the Jammu Kashmir Taekwondo Association ended here today.
More than 50 students participated in this championship, boys and girls.
Martial Club Banihal won the general trophy by obtaining as many medals as possible.
Afaq Ahmed Giri and Bashir UL Hassan were the main guests, while the Shabir Foundation NGO Ahmed Mir Roshni, Mohammad Idrees Wani Chair of the NGO Banihal Volunteers and Mohammad Tazim Wani District Officer were the honored guests. Arvind Satti SAI Coach Khelo India Center Gool was the special guest. Martial Club Banihal coach Nayeem Masroor was also present on the occasion.
The championship was held under the supervision of Sohaib Masroor Secretary District Ramban Taekwondo Association.
The technical team consisted of Owais Wani, Mohsin Rafiq Wani, Touseef Ahmed and Moin ul Islam.
Speaking on the occasion, Afaq Ahmed Giri and Bashir ul Hassan praised the efforts of the Ramban Taekwondo Association and said that the involvement of students in sport and the organization of championships like this is a very valuable step to promote sports culture in the region. They also said that the day is very near when the students of Ramban district will participate in international and national competitions.
The sub-junior, cadet and junior gold medalists were Ehsan Ul Haq, Fozan Tariq, Sarmad Khursheed, Sahil Mushtaq, Inaam Ullah Khan, Shahrukh Naik, Arbaaz Rashid Wani, Hazik Gani, Shihaab Khursheed, Mohammad Abdullah, Mohammad, Ashadullah Wani Muzammil and Manshur Ahmed Naik.
The silver medalists (boys) were Yasir Hameed, Fazil Ahmed, Syed Sanan, Ishfaq Tanveer, Musadiq Shabir, Faizan Butt, Musadiq Idrees, Owais Ahmed, Mohammad Adeeb, Vansh Sharma, Arsalan Bashir and Adhyan Jaral while the bronze medalists were Azan Ahmed Mir and Arman.
In the girls’ category, Hadia Masroor won the gold medal, while Hania Malik won the silver medal. In Poomsae, Arbaz Rashid and Yasir Hamid won gold medals, while Musadiq Shabir won the silver medal.