Oct 14, 2018, 5:01 PM
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5 Iran taekwondokas due to attend Manchester Grand Prix 2018

Tehran, Oct 14, IRNA – Iran’s national taekwondo team have introduced five members to participate in Manchester Grand Prix 2018.

The Iranian national team will leave Tehran for Manchester early on Tuesday.

The competitions will be held for three days as of October 19.

Armin Hadipour and Farzan Ashourzadeh in -58 kg weight class, Abolfazl Yaghoubi and Mir-Hashem Hosseini in -68 kg weight categories, as well as Sajjad Mardani in +80 kg weight class will compose the members of the Iranian national team.

Mehdi Khodabakhshi, another member of the Iranian national team, failed to attend in the tournament because of knee injury.

Those who rank first, second and third in the competitions will gain 40, 24 and 14.4 points to increase their ranking for the Olympic Games and will also receive 5,000, 3,000 and 1,000 dollars, respectively as their prize.

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