Iranian athletes snatch 50 colorful medals in South Korea

IRNA – The 2017 Anyang World Taekwondo Hanmadang wrapped up on Tuesday while the Iranian athletes managed to grab 18 gold, 11 silver and 21 bronze medals in the tournament in South Korea.

The 25th championship World Taekwondo Hanmadang was attended by 1,145 male and female Taekwondo athletes from 54 countries.

In a relevant development, Iranian Wushu fighters received five gold and 2 silver medals in Eurasia martial arts competitions held in Georgia.

Iran squad with three Sanda and three Taolu fighters participated in the event.

In Sanda field, Iranian athletes in – 45 kg, – 60 kg and – 56 kg weight categories bagged gold medals.

In Taolu section also Iranian athlete Yasin Fathi Moghaddam received a gold medal.

Mohammad Soleiman Pour received a gold medal in Chang chuan field, and a silver medal in Daoshu field.

Iranian fighter Masih Keyhan Nejad bagged a silver medal.

The four-day Georgia international Wushu competitions were held with the attendance of Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Poland and Georgia on July 28-31 in Tbilisi, Georgia.