Malawi’s Guba scoops gold medal in British Army Open Taekwondo championships

Malawian martial artist serving in the British Military, Yamikani Guba, continues to shine in Taekwondo as he has yet again scooped medals, this time in British Army Open Taekwondo championships where he scooped gold and silver.

Guba gets his medal
Martial artist Guba: Malawian in British army

Guba on the 11 March 17 competed in British Army Open Taekwondo championships at the Combat Sport Center in Aldershot, England.

A  fourth Dan Black Belt in taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Federation, won the gold medal in heighy weight category in fighting .

He also scooped a Silver Medal in Poomsae(Pattern).

Guba said he was pleased with the gold and silver medals  and says he is not contented yes as he aspires to win more.

He came into the competition after  winning  silver medal in his first competition of  2017 in the Scorpion Taewondo championship in England on February 19.

“Many thanks to family and friends who always support me,” he told Nyasa Times.

Guba was  also awarded a best senior fighter 2016 for the British military Taekwondo Team .

The Malawian is currently based in Larkhill at the Royal School of Artillery as a Phase 2 Instructor. He is  also the British Army taekwondo team captain.

Guba, who has achieved many medals on both national and international level of fighting, said he is now looking forward for next competition on March 11  in the British Army Championships.

He will also compete in the British National Chungdokwan Taekwondo championship on March 25 in Londom.

Guba started practising martial arts at Blantyre Youth Centre before joining the British Army in 2007.



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5 years ago


Ndatopa Ine
Ndatopa Ine
5 years ago

Iwe Guba tabwera ku Malawi uzakwapule Chaponda akumulekerera a ACByu mwina angazaulule zina zomwe sitikuziziwa.

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