Web Desk: Pakistan’s youngest athlete Ayesha Ayaz won the bronze award in the 7th Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship. The Swat-based contender competed in the 27th kg category.
The 8-year-old Ayesha Ayaz is the youngest athlete who compete at the G-1 event, returned home after the win a few days ago. An event held in her honour, during which she stated, “I was proud and dedicated my award to Prime Minister Imran Khan.”
سوات: سوات کی آٹھ سالہ عائشہ آیاز نے یو اے ای میں تھائی کوانڈون کے تین مقابلوں میں کانسی کا تمغہ جیت کر ملک کا نام دنیا بھر میں روشن کردیا
عائشہ کو ملک بھر میں کم عمر کھلاڑی کا اعزاز بھی حاصل ہو گیا. pic.twitter.com/bmIggKadkX
— PTI KP (Official) (@PTIKPOfficial) February 4, 2019
Taking to Twitter, the PM shared the news and expressed his joy regarding the matter. “8-year-old Ayesha Ayaz has made the country proud by winning a bronze medal in three Taekwondo contests held in UAE,” he wrote. “Ayesha has also earned the distinction of being the youngest player in the country.”
The 8-year-old also revealed that her next target is to compete in the Olympics. “I am working hard and practicing daily under my father’s supervision.”