Kashmiri martial art player bags Gold in Armenia.
Armenia: Kashmiri martial art player, Ajaz Hassan has bagged gold medal in the International Wushu Championship held in Armenia.
Ajaz Hassan of Allochi Bagh Srinagar participated in International Wushu Championship-2017 that was held at Armenia in Europe from April 21 to 24 in which 10 countries participated.
Ajaz bagged gold medal in 80-kg senior men’s category. The selection was held on the basis of Federation Cup held at Hyderabad in which Ajaz had bagged gold.
Ajaz is the only Wushu player from Kashmir Valley who won a gold medal in International Wushu Championship.
“I am happy to be first Kashmiri Wushu player to bag gold medal in any International Wushu championship. It was not easy as the event had players from around 10 Countries. The competition level was high unlike other low grade martial art disciplines,” Ajaz said.
For the event Ajaz was sponsored by Army’s JAKLI Regiment and 15-CORPS and Ajaz is thankful to them for the support.
In past Ajaz has bagged seven medals in the Wushu National championships held from time to time.
“Apart from Wushu, I have bagged gold medal International Kickboxing championship held at Mumbai in 2006,” he said.