Jun 9, 2019, 11:59 AM
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Iran Karatekas bag 4 bronze medals in Shanghai

Tehran, June 9, IRNA – Iranian Karate fighters won four bronze medals in the 2019 Karate 1 - Premier League in Shanghai, China.

The 2019 Karate 1 - Premier League Shanghai started with the attendance of 543 karate fighters from 76 countries in Shanghai, China.

Iranian male and female squads participated in Kata and Kumite categories to receive 2020 Summer Olympics quota.

The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

In women Kumite, Taravat Khaksar (-55kg), Hamideh Abbas Ali (+68) received bronze medals.

In men's section Majid Hassan Nia (- 60kg), Mahdi Khoda Bakhshi (- 84kg) earned bronze medals.

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