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:
- 2013 SEA Games Myanmar - Silver medals in the men’s Kumite below 67 kg and team event
- 2014 Slovenia Karate 1 World Cup - Gold Medal
- 2017 SEA Games Kuala Lumpur - Gold medal in the below men’s Kumite 75kg category and bronze in the team event.
- 2017 Kazakhstan Asian Karate Championship - Bronze Medal
- 2019 SEA Games Manilla - Gold medal in the men’s 75kg Kumite category
- 2022 Sea Games Hanoi - Gold medal in the men’s below 75kg Kumite category
- 2022 Finnish Open, Finland - Gold & Silver medal
“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!