Iranian Athletes Win Seven Medals at Karate 1-Premier League
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian karatekas claimed seven bronze medals at Karate 1-Premier League event in Dubai.
The competition was held at the Al Wasl club in Dubai, the UAE.
In Female Kumite -55kg, Fatemeh Chalaki defeated Egyptian Salma Elshafi 1-0 and won the bronze medal.
In Female Kumite -61 Kg, Rozita Alipour defeated Turkey’s Merve Cuban 3-0 in the bronze medal match.
Amir Reza Mirzaei defeated Austrian Stefan Pokorny 7-4 in the Male Kumite -67 Kg to claim a bronze medal.
Also, another Iranian fighter Hamoon Derafshipour defeated Saudi Arabian Fahad Alkhatami 10-7 to take a bronze medal.
Zabihollah Poorshab also won a bronze medal after defeating Turgut Hasanov from Azerbaijan 1-0 in the Male Kumite -84 Kg.
In the Male Kumite +84Kg, Sajjad Ganjzadeh beat Russian Alexander Pshenitsyn 6-1 in bronze-medal match.
Iran also took a bronze medal in men’s kata.