OST Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29:
Senior national karate champion Dilip Kumar Jena from Odisha left for Dubai on Friday to participate in the Asian Karate Championship beginning there from December 3.
Jena would participate in the 55 kg event in the four-day tournament that would conclude on December 6
All office-bearers of Odisha State Karate Association and Utkal Karate School and the karatekas of the state have wished him good luck.
Jena is the 11th player of the Odisha State Karate Association to have participated in an official international tournament.
A student of Utkal Karate School, Jena is being trained by eminent karate coach Hariprasad Patnaik.
Presently he is the instructor of this school.