Jul 15, 2014, 7:38 PM
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Iran wins gold in South Korea Taekwondo Competitions

Tehran, July 15, IRNA – Iranian taekwondoka, Mehdi Khodabakhshi, snatched gold medal in South Korean Open Taekwondo Championship by defeating his rival from the host country.

The five-day taekwondo tournament attended by 1770 athletes in various age groups of junior, senior and cadet opened in Gyeongju on Friday.

Khodabakhshi beat his rival 14-5 in the category of minus 80 kilograms in the final to be gold medalist.