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.