IRNA – Iranian karate team, by receiving three gold and four bronze medals, stood on the first place in the third stage of Karate 1 Premier League Dubai 2017.
In Karate Individual Kata, Iran snatched 3 gold and 3 bronze medals.
In Karate Team Kata, Iranian athletes bagged 1 bronze medal.
Spain by receiving two gold and two silver medals ranked second and Italy with two gold, one silver and two bronze medals stood on the third place.
According to the official website of World Karate Federation, the Karate1-Premier League is the most important league event in the world of Karate. It comprises of a number of the most prominent Karate competitions and endeavors to bring together the best Karate athletes in the world in an open championships of unprecedented scale and quality.
Initiated in 2011 with two tournaments held in Paris and Istanbul, the Karate1-Premier League- has made exponential progress in terms of magnitude and status of the tournaments as well as the number of participants and countries represented.