Pakistan’s Haroon Khan wins bronze medal at 24th Asian Taekwondo Championship


Pakistan’s Haroon Khan has claimed a bronze medal at the 24th Asian Taekwondo Championship in Beirut, Lebanon.

Haroon Khan was seriously injured by a Tajik player in the quarterfinals. Haroon Khan wanted to play in the semi-finals despite being injured but doctors did not allow him to play.

President of Pakistan Taekwondo Federation Col (retd) Wasim Janjua announced a cash award of Rs 100,000 for Haroon Khan and Rs 25,000 for Hamza Saeed.

“With the fearlessness and bravery with which Haroon was playing, there was a strong hope that he would also qualify for the finaL,” Wasim said.