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.

Iranian Athletes Win Seven Medals at Karate 1-Premier League

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.

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