Islamabad: 23-member Pakistan squad backed on Friday from Wagah Border after winning the first SAARC Karate Championship in India.
Pakistan topped the point table by bagging seven gold, four silver and four bronze medals in the first championship, a private news channel reported.
Sri Lanka claimed the second spot followed by India, which finished third in the competition.
The championship was played in New Delhi from Nov 21 to 23.Speaking to media at Wagah Border; players said they were very glad to win the event.
They further said that the championship would help to improve Pakistan’s ties with India.