May 19, 2024, 3:08 PM

Iran Para taekwondo team win Asian championships

Iran Para taekwondo team win Asian championships

TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) – The Iranian para taekwondo team clinched 4 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals in the men's and women's divisions to become the Asian Para Taekwondo Championships in Asia.

The 2024 Asian Para Taekwondo Championships was held in Da Nang, Vietnam on May 19th. 

In the women's division, Maryam Abdollahpour bagged a gold medal for Iran after winning against a para-taekwondoka from Mexico.

Another Iranian practitioner Zahra Rahimi in the weight category of -57 kg defeated an opponent from Uzbekistan to clinch the second gold medal for Iran. 

Also, Aylar Jami in -52 kg, Leila Mirzaei in - 65 kg and Marzieh Nasrollahi in + 65 kg won bronze medals for Iran.

In the men's division, Saeed Sadeghian Pour also played in the 63-kg final match against a rival from Mongolia and lost to bag a silver.

In -70 kg weight, Mehdi Pourrahmana won a gold medal for Iran and Amirmohammed Haqiqatshenas won a silver medal.

Also, Hamed Haqshenas gained a gold medal in the +80 kg after beating his opponent from Kazakhstan. 

The achievement for Iran came a day after on Saturday the Iranian national men's taekwondo team with a total of 9 medals won the 2024 Asian Taekwondo Championships.


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    • JEFF US 04:51 - 2024/05/20
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      Congratulation, such a proud Iranian athlete.