Iran female karateka reaches final at international tourney

Iranian female karateka Hamideh Abbasali (R)

Iranian female karateka Hamideh Abbasali has reached the final match in the 22nd World Senior Championships in Germany’s northern city of Bremen.

Abbasali defeated her Hungarian rival in the 68 kilogram category at ÖVB-Arena on Wednesday.

The Iranian athlete had already beaten her Belgian and Spanish rivals 3-0 and 1-0   to become a semifinalist.

She will be fighting against Egyptian karateka Shymaa Abouelyazed at the final on Saturday.

Some 900 athletes from at least 107 countries have partaken in this round of the matches, according to the tourney’s official website.

This round of the tournament kicked off on November 5 and will end on November 9.

By Press TV


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