News ID: 313943
Published: 0546 GMT June 15, 2021

Iran crowned at Asian para taekwondo championships

Iran crowned at Asian para taekwondo championships
MNA

The national Iranian para taekwondo team in both men and women's categories have become champions for the sixth year in a row at Asian championships.

The national Iranian para taekwondo team won four gold, one silver and two bronze medals to stand at the top of the Asian championships at the end of the competitions in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday, Mehr News Agency reported.

This was the sixth time in a row that Iranian para taekwondo practitioners win commandingly the Asian title.

Mehdi Pourrehnama, Asghar Azizi, Saeed Sadeghianpour and Mahtab Nabavi bagged the four gold medals for Iran, while Hamed Haghshenas grabbed a silver and Mehdi Bahrami Azar and Rayehe Shahab won two bronzes.

Kazakhstan finished runner-up with three gold, two silver and one bronze, while Turkey came in third with two gold, two silver and four bronze medals.

Payam Khanlarkhani was introduced as the best coach and Asghar Azizi, who won the gold medal, was selected as the best player.

   
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