Saadi Abbas wins gold at Karate Championships

KARACHI: Pakistan ace Saadi Abbas created history when he won gold at the Asian Karate Championships after beating Kim Ju Won of South Korea in the -67kg weight category title showdown in China on Saturday.

Saadi, who belongs to Karachi and represents WAPDA in the national circuit, not only became the first Pakistani but also the first South Asian to have clinched gold in the Asian Championship.

“It is a dream come true,” Saadi told ‘The News’ from China after winning the title.

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