Iran’s Khaksar Seizes Karate Silver at Asian Games

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian woman karate practitioner Taravat Khaksar claimed a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday.

Khaksar lost to Taiwan’s Wen Tzu-yun 4-0 in the Women's -55kg Final Contest at the JCC Plenary Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The bronze medal went to Indonesian Cokorda Istri Agung Sanistyarani and Wong Soki from Macau.

The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event underway from August 18 to September 2 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

The athletes compete in 465 events across 40 sports and 67 disciplines.

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