Hyderabad Nov 14: After a couple of years gap, International Karate Champion from Hyderabad, Syeda Falak has made the city proud again by winning gold at Shorin Kai Karate Cup-2022, held in Dubai on November 13.
she has been adjudged the Best Female Fighter of the tournament, which had participants from UAE, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
“I got first place by winning gold at the Shorin Kai Karate Cup-2022 held in Dubai. I registered my victory in the 68 plus kgs Senior Female Kumite defeating UAE in the finals,’’ said, Syeda Falak, while sharing the details from Dubai.
Previously, she participated in the Asian Champion and Commonwealth Champions, but she had to face defeat in those tournaments. This time around, she managed to clinch gold at Shorin Kai Karate Cup-2022 Dubai.
“Due to covid, I could not participate in the tournaments. I had participated in the Asian Champion and Commonwealth Champion. Unfortunately, I lost those tournaments and won after that,’’ said Syeda Falak.
She further said that the final was tough enough with UAE participant, however, she could win the gold by defeating all in this tournament.
“Final was very tough with UAE participant, but I managed to defeat them all. So, it really feels good winning this championship, after a two year gap. I did not have enough time to get prepared for this, but Alhamdullilah won the title,’’ added Syed Falak.