Updated: Apr 26, 2019
Khanya travelled abroad for the first time in 2013 to Mumbai, India where he took part in the 6th Goju Kai Karate World tournament and competed against the best in the world. He did incredibly well and became the World Champion.
This tournament takes place every 4 years.
In 2017 Khanya was again chosen to represent South Africa in the 7th World Championship held in Vancouver, Canada .
He smashed the record books by winning 3 gold medals in three different events making him the first South African to accomplish this.
Khanya currently trains at the head office of the All Africa Karate do Goju Kai Association in Mowbray, Cape Town. All his travels abroad and training is fully sponsored by AWOL.