Aug 23, 2017, 12:54 PM
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Iranian taekwondoka grabs gold in Universiade

Rasht, Aug 23, IRNA – Iranian taekwondo fighter Armin Hadi Pour bagged the first gold medal of Iranian squad in the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei.

After defeating his South Korean rival in the final match, Hadi Pour, from Rasht, the capital city of the northern province of Gilan, in the weight category of – 52 kg received a gold medal in the event, Head of Gilan province taekwondo committee Mohsen Setorgi told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Wednesday.

The 29th Summer Universiade is underway in Taipei.

The Iranian squad, including 18 female and 44 male students, has participated in the event.

Iranian teams in 8 fields of judo, archery, fencing, taekwondo, volleyball, weight lifting, wushu and badminton have attended the competitions.