Sources in Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation have confirmed that Kameel Karimi, the representative of the federation was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kunduz city last night.
Karimi was also a fitness and bodybuilding champion besides serving as representative of Afghanistan Taekwondo Federation.
Officials in Taekwondo Federation of Afghanistan are saying that Karimi was a prominent athlete and had won several medals in national competitions.
No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.
Kunduz is among the relatively volatile province in north of Afghanistan where Taliban militants have active presence in some of its districts.