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Iran shines at 2nd Asian Para-Taekwondo Open Championships

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Iranian athletes won three gold medals, three silvers and one bronze at the 2nd Asian Para-Taekwondo Open Championships.
Iranian athletes won three gold medals, three silvers and one bronze at the 2nd Asian Para-Taekwondo Open Championships.

The competition held at the Marriott Convention Center, in Manilla, Philippines.

A total of 54 athletes from 13 countries competed at the event compared to 20 athletes from 9 countries at last year’s inaugural Championships.

In K42 Male A -61 class, Iran’s Saeid Sadeghianpour claimed a gold medal after defeating Shinebayar Batbayar from Mongolia. Bronze medal went to Russians Vladislav Krichfalushiy and Evgenii Alifirenko.

In the K42 Male A -75, Iran’s Mahmoud Jafarzadeh beat Russian Lukman-Khakim Istamulov and seized the gold medal.

Rohit Hang from Nepal and Kazakhstan’s Malik Mukashev claimed the bronze medal.

Iran’s Mahdi Pourrahnama beat Russian Vitali Nazarenko to win a gold medal in the K44 Male A -75.

Russian Vladimir Feofanov and Boris Chepurenkov won the bronze medal.

In the K42 Male A +75, Ahmad Narimani claimed the silver after being defeated by Kazakhstan’s Nyshan Omirali.

In the K44 Male A -61, Sajjad Javanbakht from Iran lost to Bolore-Erdene Ganbat from Mongolia in the final match and seized the silver medal.

South Korean Kook-Hyun Han and Enkhtuvshinzaya Oyunsuren from Mongolia won the bronze medal.

In the K44 Male A +75, Mohsen Abdi from Iran took the silver after being defeated against Zainutdin Ataev from Russia.

Iran’s Asghar Azizi and Corbin Stacey from USA claimed bronze in the class.

Apr 24, 2016 08:01
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