Seven Athletes to Represent Iran at Asian Para-Taekwondo Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran will participate at the Asian Para-Taekwondo Open Championships with seven representatives.

Seven Athletes to Represent Iran at Asian Para-Taekwondo Championships

Iranian participants are Sajjad Javanbakht in the K44 under 61kg, Mahdi Pourrahnama in the K44 under 75kg, Asghar Azizi and Mohsen Abdi in the K44 +75kg, Saeid Sadeghianpour in the K42 under 61kg, Mahmoud Jafarzadeh in the K42 under 75kg, and Ahmad Narimani in the K42 +75kg.

The 2nd Asian Para-Taekwondo Open Championships will be open to participants all around the world as part of the WTF’s commitment to providing athletes with regular access to world-class competitions.

The Championships will be held at the Marriott Convention Center, in Manilla, Philippines on April 18, 2016.

A total of 54 athletes from 13 countries are set to compete at the event compared to 20 athletes from 9 countries at last year’s inaugural Championships, reflecting the continuing growth of the sport all around the world.

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