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Shahzeb Khan won silver medal in Asian Taekwondo Championship

Hamdi Riyad of Saudi Arabia won the gold medal by defeating Shahzeb Khan of Pakistan in the final of the 54 category of Karogi event of the Asian Taekwondo Championship.

In the first round of the championship finals in Vietnam, Shahzeb won 1-0 against his Saudi opponent, the second round saw a tight contest between the two players, with Hamdi Riyad scoring 9 points to 8. Achieved success.

In the third and deciding round, the referee showed partiality and gave several controversial decisions against Pakistan, with Hamdi Riyad winning the gold medal by 7 points to 3 while Shahzeb Khan was awarded the silver medal.

Shahzeb Khan won the first silver medal for Pakistan in the history of Asian Taekwondo Championships.In other events played today, Pakistan’s Ihtshamul Haque was defeated by India’s Rishabh 2-1 in the 87 weight category.

Apart from this, in the 58 category, Saudi Arabia’s Jar Yusuf won 2-1 against Pakistan’s Abu Bakr Sadiq, while in the women’s 73 weight category, Korea’s Myung Min-na defeated Pakistan’s Maleeha 2-0.