Iran Wins Six Medals on Day 1 of Asian Taekwondo C’ships
- June, 17, 2021 - 08:39
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian athletes claimed six medals on Day 1 of the 2021 Asian Taekwondo Championships on Wednesday.
Iran’s Negar Esmaeili won a gold medal in the Women’s -46kg after defeating Korean Kang Mi-reu in the final match.
Hossein Lotfi from Iran claimed a silver after losing to Bae Jun-seo from South Korea in the final match of Men’s 54kg.
Fereshteh Khazaei (Women’s -46kg), Ghazal Soltani (Women’s -53kg), Nahid Kiani (Women’s -57kg) and Zeinab Esmaeili (Women’s -73kg) also claimed four bronze medals for Iran.
The 2021 Asian Taekwondo Championships are being held from June 16 to 18 in Nouhad Naufal Stadium, Zouk Mikael, near Beirut, Lebanon.