Iran’s Ganjzadeh, Mehdizadeh Are Top of Karate World Ranking

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian karatekas Sajad Ganjzadeh and Amir Mehdizadeh head the rankings of their categories in the World Ranking, released by World Karate Federation.

Defending world champion and one of the most successful karatekas in the category Ganjzadeh is the leader of the Male Kumite +84kg, wkf.net reported.

The 25 year-old competitor has earned gold in the Karate 1-Premier League Paris and Dubai and claimed silver at The World Games so to confirm his status of ruling force of the category.

European Championships runner-up Enes Erkan of Turkey keeps the second place while promising Achraf Ouchen of Morocco takes the fourth place thus showing the remarkable momentum of younger generations in high-level Karate. 

Presenting an impressive track in international competitions, Mehdizadeh heads the ranking of Male Kumite -60kg.

The defending world champion added the gold medal at the Asian Championships and the silver at The World Games to his impressive tally of awards so to climb to the top of the qualification of the category.

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