Pakistan’s Sinan Ashfaq wins another gold medal at Canadian Taekwondo Championship


Pakistani athlete Sinan Ashfaq Ahmed has bagged another gold medal at the BBW Canadian Taekwondo Championship held in Toronto.

Sinan easily beat his opponent Ma Fazhija from Master Myung’s Taekwondo Martial Arts Club in two straight rounds in semi final in under 80kg weight category while he outplayed Yimtatu Noah from Master Kang’s Black Belt Martial Arts Club in Toronto in the final beating him with point gap in two out of three rounds. The event was held on June at the famous Markhan Pan AM Centre in Toronto. 

In Canada, Sinan who studies at Humber College, plays for Black Belt World – Toronto’s most prestigious taekwondo centre run by Grandmaster Tommy Chang. 

Sinan, who was born and brought up in the UAE, represents Pakistan National Day at international events and also plays for Sharjah Sport Club. He has won numerous national and international taekwondo competitions during the last seven years. He had started competing at the age of 12. 

His last big win was gold medal at the prestigious Albania Open Taekwondo G-2 Championship. He also beat Australian player at the Canadian Open Taekwondo Championship early this year. 

10 gold medals

Sinan Ahmed, 18, is a 3rd Dan Black Belt, has already left a huge mark in the sport. He has entered more than 25 competitions including 12 international tournaments. 

He has so far won a total of 10 gold, 5 silver and 2 bronze medals both at international and national levels.

In August, 2022, he also represented Pakistan in the Junior Taekwondo World Championship in Bulgaria and performed well for his country.

 A member of the Pakistan National Taekwondo Team, Sinan said that he is very proud to represent his country. “It’s amazing really. I hope I will make my country and people proud.” 

He also thanked his coaches at the Black Belt World, Toronto for their support and training. Sinan said he is determined to represent his country at international events in coming years. 

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