News ID: 256019
Published: 0255 GMT July 19, 2019

Iran crowned Asian para taekwondo champion

Iran crowned Asian para taekwondo champion
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Iran’s team members and officials pose for a photo with their medals and the championship trophy at the 2019 Asian Para Open Taekwondo Championships in Amman, capital of Jordan, on July 18, 2019.

Sports Desk

A total of six medals – including four golds – gave Iran a top-spot finish at the 2019 Asian Para Open Taekwondo Championships in Amman, capital of Jordan.

Saeid Sadeqianpour (-61kg), Mohammad-Reza Sha’bani (-75kg) collected two gold medals in the K42 class contests with Mehdi Pour-Rahnama (-75kg) and Asghar Azizi (+75kg), competing in the K44 category, taking Iran’s gold tally to four.

Meanwhile, Ahmad Narimani (+75kg) took a silver in the K42 contests and Mehdi Bahrami Azar also grabbed a K43 +75kg silver.

Iran stood atop the overall standings with 34points, followed by Turkey (15pts) which won two golds and a bronze.

Kazakhstan garnered one gold, two silvers and a single bronze to stand third with 14 points.

A number of 149 taekwondokas took part in the one-day competitions on July 18.

 

   
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