The National Karate
Federation of Azerbaijan, founded in 1994, became a full member of the World Karate
Federation in 1997.
POA Vice-President Aaqil Shah, Secretary POA Khalid Mehmood, Secretary Punjab Olympic Association Idris Haider Kh, Director Admin Javed Chohan, Pakistan Karate
Federation (PKF) Chairman Muhammad Jahangir, PKF President Ahmed Baig, Qualified coach of World Karate
Federation Uzma Asghar Aulakh, Lady Vice-President PKF Ada Jaffri and a large number of karate
players and officials were also present on this occasion.
More than 800 karate
fighters in both men and women divisions were taking part in the international competition hosted by Kermanshah.
He said that holding of the event will also help in the further promotion of karate
among young generation.
While speaking to ANI, Pawan Kumar, Krishav's Karate
Coach said: "He came here at the age of five.
The championship saw the participation of 340 male and female karatekas from 33 member countries of Asian Karate
Team Characters (8) Award Certificates
The 68-year-old has helped raise karate
champions through his JJ Karate
Academy in Blakenhall and got to visit Buckingham Palace this week with a number of his family members, to receive the honour from Prince William.
He also won silver in the senior male individual kata at the Africa Karate
Championship in Rwanda.
Now it is believed that there are around 40000 Karate
players in Pakistan.
'These entries will come from Bukidnon, General Santos, Mati, Tagum and here in Davao,' said Karate
Pilipinas Region XI director Rommel Tan.
Kyokushin, a unique style of Japanese karate
, focused on self-defense techniques.