Feb 16, 2020, 1:23 PM
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Iranian athletes win two bronze medals in Karate-1 Premier League

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Iran’s Bahman Asgari and Mehdi Khodabakhshi defeated their rivals on Sunday to bag the bronze medal of Karate-1 Premier League of Dubai.

The competitions, which is participated by 85 athletes from different world countries, began in the UAE capital on Friday.

Asgari, who had earlier secured a spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, beat a rival from Turkey 2-0 in the third place game of the competitions, to win the bronze medal of -75 weight category.

Khodabakhshi defeated his Kazakh rival in the -84 weight class to grab the bronze medal.

Sara Bahmanyar and Rozita Alipour had won two other bronze medals for Iran earlier in the competitions.


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