Malawian martial artist serving in the British Military, Yamikani Guba, has been awarded a best senior fighter 2016 for the British military Taekwondo Team.
Guba, who holds a fourth Dan Black Belt in taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Federation, was awarded at a glittering function held at the London Taekwondo Gala night held at Heathrow Airport Marriot Hotels on Saturday evening.
“I thank my family members and friends for their support and encouragement” he said.
Guba, who is the British Army taekwondo team captain, also hailed chain of command of 14 Regiment Royal Artillery “for all support given to me.”
The Malawian is currently based in Larkhill at the Royal School of Artillery as a Phase 2 Instructor.
Guba, who has achieved many medals this year on both national and international level of fighting, said he is well impressed for the award and now looking forward for next year competitions.
This is not the first time for Guba to be honoured by the British Military, in the past he was named the third best British Military Sportsperson of the Year achiever.
Guba started practising martial arts at Blantyre Youth Centre before joining the British Army in 2007.