Alizadeh First Iranian Woman to Win Medal in World Taekwondo Championships
- May, 19, 2015 - 10:05
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Kimia Alizadeh claimed a bronze medal in the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships on Monday.
The Iranian -57kg woman player won the first ever medal in the World Taekwondo Championships.
Alizadeh defeated Olympic gold medal winner Jade Jones 10-9 in the quarterfinals round but lost to Mayu Hamada from Japan 5-3 in the semifinals and claimed the bronze medal.
A total number of 875 athletes from 136 countries competed in the 22nd edition of the competition.