Karate World C’ships: Iranian Woman Bahmanyar Wins Bronze
- November, 11, 2018 - 11:26
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sara Bahmanyar snatched only medal for Iran’s women’s team at the 2018 Karate World Championships on Saturday.
She claimed the bronze medal in the Kumite −50 kg.
Gold medal went to Japanese Miho Miyahara who defeated Turkey’s Serap Özçelik in the final match.
The 24th Karate World Championships are Karate's biggest event. Held every two years, the Karate Senior World Championships gather athletes from over a hundred countries in a thrilling quest to sports greatness.
The tournament takes place at the WiZink Center sports hall in Madrid, Spain.
The competition acquires even greater importance since the Spanish capital hosts the last World Championships to be held before Karate's debut at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The championships are the competition providing the highest number of points for athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games.