J&K Taekwondo team wins second runner up award
Srinagar, Feb 09: J&K Taekwondo Team has been awarded as overall 2nd runner up in the 4th cadet National Kyorugi and Poomsae Taekwondo championship which was held from 5th to 8th February 2019 at J.N. Indoor stadium, periyamedu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The championship was organized by Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI), which is recognized by Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Team Jammu and Kashmir Taekwondo bagged 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medal in the above mentioned championship with the support of chief coach Master Atul Pangotra who is serving as physical education teacher in the department of youth services and sports (YSS) and is also the youngest Referee chairman of Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI) accompanied by the assistant team coach Mr. Tashi Tundup (National Medalist).
The medal winners in Poomsae category Kushagra Sharma (Jammu), Zeeshan Mehndi (SAI-Kargil) and Sonam Chospal (SAI-Kargil) shared the gold medal podium, while as Soham Sharma (Jammu) secured bronze medal.
The medal winners in Kyorugi category Achutam Dev Singh (Jammu) secured the silver medal, while as Kushagra Sharma (Jammu) secured the bronze medal.
J&k Taekwondo Association congratulates all medal winners and team managing staff including Chief coach Atul Pangotra (PET, YSS/Referee chairman, TFI), Mr. Zaheer Abbass Khan (Treasurer JKTA), Brinder Singh Manhas (National Referee) and assistant team coach Mr. Tashi Tundup (National Medalist).