17 February 2019 - 19:08
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Iran's karatekas bag 7 bronze medals

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – Iranian karate fighters received 7 bronze medals in Dubai 2019 Karate-1 Premier League.

The event was held with the attendance of 837 karate fighters from 86 countries on February 15-17.

In -67kg weight category, Amir Reza Mirzaei defeated Australian rival and snatched a bronze medal.

Meanwhile, Hamoun Derafshipour hit Saudi rival and bagged a bronze medal.

Iran's Zabihollah Pourshib, in – 84 kg weight category overpowered Azeri karateka and received a bronze medal.

Sajjad Ganjzadeh who had earlier received 2018 world silver medal, defeated Russia and received a bronze medal.

In female category, Iran's Fatemeh Chalaki and Rozita Alipour snatched bronze medals.

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