Saudi Arabia's Tareg Hamedi, left, beat Japan's Daiki Ando, right, in the men's kumite under-84kg final in Malacca ©WKF

Saudi Arabia's Olympic silver medallist Tareg Hamedi was among the winners on day two of the Asian Karate Federation (AKF) Senior Championships in Malacca, while Iran took four golds in the Asian Para-Karate Championships being held concurrently in the Malaysian city.

Hamedi earned a fourth continental title with a 5-2 victory against Japan's Daiki Ando in the men's kumite under-84 kilograms final at the Melaka International Trade Centre Ayer Keroh Sports Hall.

Olympic champion Sajjad Ganjzadeh of Iran had to settle for bronze.

Kazakhstan were the only country with more than one gold medal today at the AKF Senior Championships.

Nurkanat Azhikanov won his first major title with a narrow 3-2 win against Iran's Bahman Asgari Ghoncheh in the men's kumite under-75kg final, and Kaisar Alpysbay thrashed China’s Leilei Shi for men's kumite under-60kg gold.

Mohammad Aljafari of Jordan was the other male winner, defending his kumite under-84kg title with an 11-1 hammering of Japan's Rikito Shimada.

In the women's kumite competition, Hong Kong's Tsang Yee-ting earned her first continental title having previously won three bronze medals after edging a tight under-50kg contest which finished 3-3 against Moldir Zhangbyrbay of Kazakhstan.

Indonesia's Ceyco Georgia Zefanya reclaimed the under-68kg title she won in 2019 with an impressive 8-0 victory against Li Qiaoqiao of China, and Chinese Taipei's Ku Tsui-ping triumphed at under-55kg with a 3-0 win against Kazakhstan’s Gulmira Ussenova.

The Asian Para-Karate Championships were held today in Malacca, with Iran enjoying domination.

Abolfazl Chehrghani overcame Saudi Arabia's Abdullrhman Duhaim in the men's intellectually impaired K21 final, and an Iranian beat a Saudi athlete in the men's intellectually impaired K22 final too as Farzad Safavi Vardin triumphed against Faris Khouj.

Masoumeh Eiji took women's intellectually impaired K21 gold against Nurzhaina Zhannetova of Kazakhstan, and Mohammad Rahim Gol earned a fourth victory for Iran in the men's blind or visually impaired K10 category against India's Kartikeya Goel.

Kazakhstan won two gold medals at the Asian Para-Karate Championships through Hazgul Izmagambetova in the women's wheelchair user K30 event against Saudi Arabia's Shahad Alharthi and sole competitor Lyazzat Zhussupova in the women's blind or visually impaired K10.

Saudi Arabia’s Rasheed Alburayah was the other winner against Kazakhstan's Didar Mukhamejanov in the men's wheelchair user K30.

The AKF Senior Championships is due to conclude in Malacca tomorrow with the team kata and kumite competitions.