National karate champ R. Sharmendran is all set to grace his way by being a flag bearer at the upcoming 32nd Cambodia SEA Games from May 5 to 17.

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Bringing our pride to the international level isn't an easy feat. And asking about how he felt the moment when the organisation announced him as a flag bearer:

The national karate exponent was over the moon yet shocked to receive such a prestigious role. He stated that it was also to show his appreciation and gratitude for being given the role of Malaysia’s flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 32nd Southeast Asian Games.

Having said that, the 31-year-old karateka will compete in the men’s 75kg kumite category in this upcoming tournament.

Chasing gold for the fourth time. Sharmendran is aiming to make history with a fourth consecutive gold medal - here's to never give up on your dreams!

The household name in the Karate field soared to greater heights and emerged as champion in the same event in the 2017 edition in Kuala Lumpur. With that let’s take a look at the champ’s championship journey:Asking about his life motto:

“Working on becoming the best version of myself, and keep improving my performance every day!"

By being a gem in the Karate field, you’ve made us proud to date. We’re beaming with pride to say that you’re a CHAMP that young lads and lasses would see as an inspiration!

May the best force be with you for your upcoming tournament!