Iran Para taekwondo team win Asian championships

The 2024 Asian Para Taekwondo Championships was held in Da Nang, Vietnam on May 19th.

In the women’s division, Maryam Abdollahpour bagged a gold medal for Iran after winning against a para-taekwondoka from Mexico.

Another Iranian practitioner Zahra Rahimi in the weight category of -57 kg defeated an opponent from Uzbekistan to clinch the second gold medal for Iran.

Also, Aylar Jami in -52 kg, Leila Mirzaei in – 65 kg and Marzieh Nasrollahi in + 65 kg won bronze medals for Iran.

In the men’s division, Saeed Sadeghian Pour also played in the 63-kg final match against a rival from Mongolia and lost to bag a silver.

In -70 kg weight, Mehdi Pourrahmana won a gold medal for Iran and Amirmohammed Haqiqatshenas won a silver medal.

Also, Hamed Haqshenas gained a gold medal in the +80 kg after beating his opponent from Kazakhstan.

The achievement for Iran came a day after on Saturday the Iranian national men’s taekwondo team with a total of 9 medals won the 2024 Asian Taekwondo Championships.



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