Asian Games: Iran’s Rozita Alipour Claims Silver at Karate

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian karate practitioner Rozita Alipour snatched a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday.

She lost to her Chinese rival Xiaoyan Yin in the Women's -61kg Final Contest.

Choi Wan Yu from Hong Kong and Uzbekistan’s Barno Mirzaeva claimed bronze medal.

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. The event is underway from 18 August to 2 September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

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

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