Iran’s Marjan Salahshouri wins silver at Asian Games

Tasnim – Marjan Salahshouri of Iran claimed a silver medal in the women’s individual Poomsae on Sunday at the Jakarta Convention Center, Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) sports complex.

Salahshouri lost to Indonesian taekwondo practitioner Defia Rosmaniar.

Defia scored 8.690 points in the final, slightly higher than the 8.470 scored by Salahshouri.

Taekwondo poomsae practitioner Koorosh Bakhtiyar had already seized Iran’s first medal, winning a silver in the Games.

The 2018 Asian Games are also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

These are the 18th edition of the quadrennial event.