Iran’s Pakdaman Wins Bronze Medal at Asian Fencing C’ships
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian sabrist Ali Pakdaman claimed a bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Fencing Championships.
Pakdaman, who had defeated Japanese Kenta Tokunan 15-6 in quarter-final, lost to eventually champion fencer Bongil Gu from South Korea in the competition’s semi-final and failed to advance to the final.
The 2018 Asian Fencing Championships are being held in Bangkok, Thailand from 17 to 22 June 2018 at the Rangsit Campus.
The Asian Fencing Championships are the fencing zonal championship organized by the Asian Fencing Confederation for the Asia-Oceania zone.
The tournament began in 1989 and it has been held annually since 2007. It awards points for the Fencing World Cup.