• Hazara girl wins first Karate medal for Pakistan in Asian Games

    Hazara girl wins first Karate medal for Pakistan in Asian Games Hazara girl wins first Karate medal for Pakistan in Asian Games

    A 19-year old Hazara girl bagged first medal for Pakistan in Karate in the ongoing Asian Games.

    Nargis, hailing from Quetta’s Hazara community won a bronze medal in Karate by outclassing Nepal’s Rita Karki in a 3-1 match in the 68+ kg event held in Indonesia.

    “I had the expectation of winning the medal, my friends and my coaches everyone were expecting this, I gave everything on the floor,” Nargis reportedly said to the press. “I believe that Pakistanis should not make excuses anymore; that is my advice to other female athletes. We always think that being a Pakistani we can’t achieve much, but we can.”

    Nargis is the first Pakistani female fighter to secure a Karate medal at Asian games, with her recent win Pakistan now has total two medals in the tournament.

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