Eight-year-old kickboxer Tajamul Islam created history after winning gold medal at the World Kickboxing Championship held in Andria, Italy this November.
Tajamul who hails from Kashmirâ€™s Bandipora district, has now become the first player ever from the sub-junior category to clinch a gold medal.
According to Tajamulâ€™s coach Master Fasil Ali, Tajamul got the support from Kickboxing Federation of India. The eight-year-old participated in the World Kickboxing Championship which had ninety countries as participants.
Tajamul defeated her rival from United States to become the world champion in kickboxing, creating a sensation in the valley.
I want to thank all the people who supported me, feeling proud that I won gold for India: Tajamul Islam pic.twitter.com/rg2EwL0Ibsâ€” ANI (@ANI_news) November 15, 2016
8 year old Kashmiri girl Tajamul Islam wins gold at World Kickboxing Championship of under-eight players in Italy's Andria. pic.twitter.com/GgzGbEzSo8â€” ANI (@ANI_news) November 15, 2016