Iran’s Asgari Seizes Silver at Karate 1-Series A
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Bahman Asgari Ghoncheh from Iran claimed a silver medal at the 2017 Karate 1-Series A opener in Spanish city of Toledo.
Asgari Ghoncheh lost to his French rival Logan Da Costa 8-7 in the men's under-75kg final.
Sajad Ganjzadeh and Hadi Arab were also Iran’s representatives in the competition but were knocked out in the early stages.
Series A complements the top-tier Karate 1-Premier League with four events scheduled this year.
After Toledo, the Karate 1-Series A season will stop in Istanbul, Salzburg and Okinawa.
More than 800 competitors from 67 countries registered for the Toledo competition, which took place at the Sports Hall Javier Lozano Cid.