Gangtok: Sikkim's Trilok Subba has won the gold medal in the sixth CK Classic Malaysian Open International Championship in the first master Taekwondo poomsae category.

Subba was the lone gold medallist of the 11-member Indian contingent, a release said here on Tuesday.

The tournament was organised by the Malaysia Taekwondo Federation from 15 to 18 July.The silver medal went to Aday Margulan of Kazakhstan and bronze was won by Karuna Rathna of Sri Lanka, the release informed.

The participating countries included Malaysia, Korea, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Langka, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Iran, India, Pakistan and Myanmar.

A total of 600 male and female sub-junior, junior, senior and master contestants took part in this championship."I am extremely happy that I won a gold medal for India at this mega championship. I had worked very hard for several months for this championship," said Subba on his victory.

(Agencies)