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Asian Taekwondo C'ships: Iran women's team win title in S Korea

The Iranian Women’s Taekwondo Team have made History by winning the 25th edition of the Asian Championships in South Korea.

Having won three gold medals, two silvers and one bronze, the Iranian Women’s team concluded the event with 500 points for their 1st title.

Nahid Kiani won gold in the minus 53 weight class, while Akram Khoda-bandeh, and Zahra Pour-Esmail also snatched gold.

Mobina Ne’mat-zadeh and Nastarn Valizadeh settled for Silver in the minus 49 and minus 62 kg categories, and Zahra Sheidaee picked-up Iran’s only bronze.

China finished second with 379 points, 32 points clear of the host nation South Korea. In the men’s event, Team Iran finished 5th, with three silver medals and one bronze.


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