Taekwondo Fighter Khodabandeh Snatches Silver in Asian Games

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Taekwondo fighter Akram Khodabandeh won a silver medal in the 17th Asian games underway in Incheon, South Korea on Friday.

Taekwondo Fighter Khodabandeh Snatches Silver in Asian Games

In the match held at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium, Khodabandeh lost to Chinese Donghua Li 10-8 in the final match.

Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games, the world's second-biggest multi-sport event after the summer Olympics, with 439 gold medals in 36 sports up for grabs.

Iran has participated in the games with 276 athletes in 22 sports.

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