Kashmir girls excel in Arnis sport



Sports & Allied News

JAMMU, April 13: Kashmir girls, Fiza Nazir and Tamajud Saif excelled in the World Arnis Invitational Championship which was organised by PEKAF National Sports Federation Philippines.

While Fiza Nazir of Fateh Kadal in Srinagar bagged gold in live stick category, Tamajud  Saif of Letpora in Pulwama secured a silver medal in the same event.

In all, 10 players from India took part in this event winning one gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

About Arnis Sport: Aalso known as Kali or Eskrima, is the national sport and martial art of the Philippines. Any part of the body, from head to toe, is fair game as a target – except for the back of the head, which the headgear does not protect.


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