Mahdi Pourrahnama is going to get good result at the 2017 WTF World Para Taekwondo Championships in London, England.
Iran’s world No.1 Mhadi Pourrahnama successfully defended his title at the 2017 World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Asian Para Taekwondo Open in the under 75kg K44 by beating Russia’s Vladmir Feofanov 16-10 in in Chuncheon, South Korea.
Iran was named Best Male Team after winning four gold medals at the event, which concluded on Saturday.
“I’m very excited to earn my third gold medal at the third edition of the Asian Open. I think that it is a good record in my sporting career, and hope that it can lead to another good result at the 2017 WTF World Para Taekwondo Championships,” Pourrahnama said.
“I shouldn’t lay back. I’ll continue to train hard and analyze competitors’ combat, because their overall level keeps increasing,” he said.
The biggest delegation, Russia, topped the medal table with ten medals (three golds, three silvers, four bronze), followed by Iran (four golds, one silver, one bronze), and then Turkey (two golds, three silvers, six bronze).