Pakistan’s youngest female athlete in Taekwondo has won a gold medal in 34kg category at the 8th Fujairah Open Taekwondo Championship.
Ayesha Ayaz, a nine-year-old student of Class IV from Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, started practising the sport at the age of three. She has already managed to earn honors of being a five-time district champion, two-time provincial champion and three-time national champion.
In February last year, the young girl from Mingora had already brought home a bronze medal in 27kg category of the 7th Fujairah Open Taekwondo Championship held at the United Arab Emirates Sports Complex.
Ayesha had secured a place in the UAE championship after being spotted at Under-23 games organised by K-P Directorate of Sports in 2019.