ISG 2021: Taekwondo Practitioners Claim Four Medals

ISG 2021: Taekwondo Practitioners Claim Four Medals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian taekwondo practitioners won two gold and two silver medals in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games (ISG) on Friday.

Amir Mohammad Bakhshi defeated Palestinian Ahmad Bahlool 2-0 in the final bout of Men's 74 kg.

In the final match of the Men's +87 kg, Alireza Nadalian defeated Moroccan Ayoub Bassel 2-0.

Narges Mirnourollahi lost to Uzbekistan’s Feruza Sadikova 2-0 in the final of Women's 62 kg.

Akram Khodabandeh also won a silver medal in the Women's +73 kg, losing to Uzbekistan’s Svetlana Osipova.

The 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games are being held in Konya, Turkey, from August 09 to 18, 2022. It is a multinational, multi-sport event that is played between the athletes from the nations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

With an exception of the 2010 Games, it has taken place every four years since its debut in 2005 at Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

The Islamic Solidarity Games are organized and directed by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, but for the first time in history, the event is organized by the Turkish Olympic Committee.

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