Guwahati, January 07: In the first Guwahati Open Taekwondo Championship organised from January 02 to January 05 at the Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium, Ulubari, as many as five female participants from Cotton University won gold medals each under different categories. The are Dharitree Baro, BA IVth semester Department of Economics, Himashree Talukdar, BSc IVth semester, Department of Zoology, Mehzabin Barbhuyan, ex Cottonian, Bharsita Goswami, HS first year and Afrida Ahmed (left to right in the following image).
Himashree was awarded gold in the senior girls under 62 kg category, Afrida in senior girls under 57 kg, Bharsita in junior girls under 46 kg, Dharitree in senior girls under 49 kg and Mehzabin in senior girls under 44 kg category.
It must be noted that they are all students of Ambrose Bora, who himself is a student of Cotton University. He teaches around 60 students at the college premises for free.
Ambrose with his gold winner students
“I am so proud of them, it is their hard work that has paid off. This is a perfect example of Girl Power” said Ambrose in a rendezvous with Team UniTreed.
The championship was organised by Kamrup Metro District Taekwondo Association.