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Kashmir8-Yr young Kashmiri girl wins gold in kickboxing

8-Yr young Kashmiri girl wins gold in kickboxing


The Little Champion!

8-Yr Kashmiri girl wins gold in kickboxing

Jammu Tawi : Eight-year-old Kashmiri girl on Friday created history by winning the gold medal for in the world Kick Boxing Championship of under-eight players in Italy's Andria.

In five days, Tajamul Islam won six games,” said her coach Master Fasil Ali.

She defeated her rival from the U.S. to become the world champion in the kick boxing championship. She is first such player to achieve the feat from the volatile Kashmir Valley.

A Class 2 student, Islam represented India in Italy where the World Kick Boxing Championship, in which 90 countries participated, was underway.

“She (Islam) has created history by winning a gold medal in the game at the age of eight,” said PDP leader Waheed Parra, who is also J&K State Council secretary.

In 2015, Islam won the recognition after bagging the gold medal in sub-junior category National Kickboxing Championship in New Delhi.

A resident of Tarkpora village in Bandipora district, 65 km from Srinagar, Islam is a student of the Army Goodwill School.

Ms. Islam's brother and two sisters also practice kickboxing.

Appreciating the talent, State Minister Nayeem Akhtar said, “It's a proud moment”.

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