A team of five Muay Thai fighters from Afghanistan--the B team--is participating in a competition hosted by the Uzbekistan Muay Thai Federation that runs from December 11 to 14. Three fighters have distinguished themselves.
Jawad Karimi, in the 63.5 kg weight class, entered the final round after his victory against his Uzbek rival on Friday.
Ibrahim Hazara competed in the 67 kg class and defeated a Kazakh rival.
Also, Aminullah Karimi competed in the 57 kg class and defeated his Uzbek rival and entered the second round.
Athletes from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have attended the event in Tashkent.