Pegah Zangeneh Wins Karate Bronze Medal at Asian Games

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Pegah Zangeneh from Iran claimed a bronze medal in karate sport of the 2018 Asian Games.

The Iranian athlete took a bronze medal in the women’s -68kg at the JCC - Plenary Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia after beating Vietnamese Thi Ngoan Nguyen 10-0.

Kayo Someya from Japan also won the bronze medal, defeating Jou Chao from Chinese Taipei 3-1.  

Gold medal went to Kazakhstan’s Guzaliya Gafurova who defeated Tang Lingling 2-0 in the final match.

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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