Mehdizadeh, Ganjzadeh Claim Two Gold Medals at Karate1 Premier League

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Amir Mehdizadeh and Sajad Ganjzadeh from Iran seized two gold medals at the Karate1 Premier League - Madrid 2019 on Sunday.

Mehdizadeh, Ganjzadeh Claim Two Gold Medals at Karate1 Premier League

Mehdizadeh defeated Turkey’s Ozer Omer Abdurrahim in the Male Kumite -67 Kg final.

Ganjzadeh also defeated French karate athlete Jacquet Dnylson 4-0 in the Male Kumite +84kg.

Iranian fighters Hamideh Abbasali and Salah Abazari had previously claimed two bronze medals in the event.

Abbasali had defeated Japan’s Saito Ayaka at the Female Kumite +68 Kg bronze medal match and Abazari defeated his compatriot Mahdi Ashouri in the Male Kumite +84 Kg third-place match.

The tournament brought 737 karate athletes together from 89 countries.

 

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