Rafidah, Hazim win karate events in United Kingdom

|     Azlan Othman     |

 

RAFIDAH Rosli and Yusma Hazim Yusof did Brunei proud recently after winning gold in separate events at the 3rd East Midlands Open Championships, while representing Loughborough Karate Academy in the United Kingdom.

Hazim grabbed gold in the senior novice kata, bronze in the intermediate kata (form) and another bronze in the senior intermediate graded kumite (sparring).

Rafidah, a black belt and grade, won gold and silver medals in the blue rib based events of senior female kumite and senior female kata respectively.

Rafidah represented Brunei Darussalam in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Jakarta, Indonesia several years ago.

Yusma Hazim Yusof and Rafidah Rosli in a photo with sensei and sports commitee members at the meet