SUSF Elite Athlete Program (EAP) scholarship holder Jasmine Rafiq won the Australian Under 21 Female Kata Individual title at the National Karate Championships in Perth at the weekend.

Rafiq also placed third in the Senior Female Open Kata, which she won in 2013, when she finished second in the Under 21 championship.

Her efforts at the 2104 titles resulted in selection in the Australian team to contest the Oceania Karate Championships in September in both Under 21 and Open divisions.

Rafiq,a Bachelor of Pharmacy student, recently returned from the 2014 World University Karate Championships, held in Bar, Montenegro in June.

The 2014 World University Karate Championships is a part of the high performance pathway within Australian University Sport and Australian Karate Federation programs.

It is an elite level event held every odd year under the auspices of the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and run to the highest standards involving International athletes.