Iran Wins Four Medals in Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian athletes claimed two gold and two silver medals in the 2017 Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships on Wednesday.

Iran Wins Four Medals in Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships

In Juniors Female -42, Iran’s Mobina Nejad Katesari won the gold medal after defeating her South Korean rival Mi-Reu Kang 22-10 in the final match.

Bronze medal went to Assel Usmanove from Kazakhstan and Chinese Taipei Tzu Min Wu.

In Juniors Female -63, Iran’s Zahra Shojaei Rad claimed the gold medal, beating Da Bin Song from South Korea 23-2.

China’s Aihua Pei and Kazakhstan’s Zhadyra Khairullina seized the bronze medal.

Mahla Momenzadeh from Iran took a silver medal in the Juniors Female -44 after losing to Wilasinee Kamjanghan from Thailand.

Bronze medal went to Madinabonu Mannopova from Uzbekistan and Abigail Valdez from the Philippines.

In Juniors Male -48kg, Hamidreza Sadri from Iran won a silver medal, losing to Korean Jun-Seo Bae.

Kazakhstan’s Rabil Sagitzhanov and Chi-Li Liu from Chinese Taipei won the bronze medal.

 A total of 246 taekwondo practitioners from 22 countries are participating in the Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships underway in Atyrau, Kazakhstan.

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