Iran’s Ashourzadeh Claims Silver at Grand Prix Final
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Farzan Ashourzadeh won the silver medal at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Grand Prix Final in Mexico City on Sunday.
In the -58kg weight category, Ashourzadeh was defeated against South Korea's under 54kg champion Kim Tae-Hu, conceding a headkick in the final seconds to fall to a 3-1 loss.
Mexico’s Cesar Rodriguez beat Portugal’s Rui Braganca on superiority in golden point for the bronze in a fiercely contested match, delighting the vocal home crowd.
In the category, Iran’s Farzan Ashourzadeh, Korea’s Tae-hun Kim, Portugal’s Rui Braganca, Germany’s Levent Tuncat, Mexico’s Cesar Rodriguez and Belgium’s Si Mohammed Ketbi won Olympic places.