Iran Eliminated from WTF Team Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was eliminated from the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Team Championships.

Iran Eliminated from WTF Team Championships

The Iranian team started the campaign with a close 16-15 victory over Russia in Group A.

Iran, headed by Bijan Moghanlou, lost to South Korea 25-13 in its second match and suffered the third 31-19 defeat against Turkey.

The Iranian team concluded of Farzan Ashourzadeh, Abolfazl Yaghoubi, Mehdi Jalali, Masoud Hajizavareh, Saeid Rajabi and Siavash Fakhraei in the competition.

Group B consists of Azerbaijan, Belgium and USA.

Ivory Coast and Australia have already withdrawn from the competition.

The two-day competition will finish on Tuesday in Azerbaijan's capital Baku.

Baku also staged the WTF Grand Prix Final this weekend, where Iran’s Sajjad Mardani claimed a gold medal in the +80kg weight category.

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