Iran wins 20 colorful medals at Lebanese int’l taekwondo competition

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s national Taekwondo team claimed the title at the Lebanese international taekwondo competition with 20 colorful medals.

The tournament was held on Saturday with the attendance of 161 taekwondo in two men’s and women’s divisions in all weights.

21 Iranian athletes claimed 12 gold, 6 silver, and two bronze medals, winning the title in the tournament.

In the women’s division, Saeideh Nasiri, Mobina Nematzadeh, Zahra Sheidaei, Narges Nourollahi, Zeynab Esmaeili won the gold medal for Iran national team, while Ghazal Soltani and Fatemeh Shafiepour gained silver and bronze medal respectively.

In the men’s division, Mehdi Hajmoosaei, Armin Hadipour, Reza Kalhor, Amir Mohammad Bakhshi, Mirhashem Hosseini, Mehran Barkhordari, Sajad Mardani gained the gold medal, while Abolfazl Zandi, Farzan Ashoorzadeh, Mohammad Hossein Yazdani, Mehdi Abedini, Ali Najafi won the silver medal and Abolfazl Abbasi received the bronze medal.

Lebanese international taekwondo competition was held from October 7 to 9 in Beirut.

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