Iran grabs 3 bronze medals in Manchester Grand Priz

Tehran, Dec 16, IRNA — The inaugural World Taekwondo Grand Priz ended in Manchester following three dayˈs of intense fightings.

In the 3rd day of the competitions, Mohammad Bagher Motamed and Behnam Asbaghi from Iran grabbed 2 bronze medals.

In -68 category, Asbaghi was defeated by the Russian rival and won the bronze medal.

In the second competition, Mohammad Bagheri Motamed was defeated by his Canadian rival and won the bronze medal.

Another Iranian contestant Hadi Mostaan had already won a bronze medal in -58 category.

Iran attended the Manchester competitions with 8 sportsmen

Manchester tournament was the first part of 8 competitions to enter the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

By IRNA

 

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