Pakistani athletes won more than two dozen medals, including seven gold, at the South Asian Karate Championship 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Irshad Ali bagged two gold medals in U-21 and senior categories while Pakistan won third gold by defeating an Indian player. Mah Gul clinched gold in -61 category while Humayun won gold medal in -60 category by defeating an Indian athlete.
A Pakistani athlete won a gold medal at the South Asian Karate Championship being held in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo. Ali displayed stunning performance as he beat Indian opponent to clinch the title in U-21 category. He has also bagged a gold in another category during this edition of the championship.