Jul 5, 2021, 3:02 PM
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Iranian Savate fighters bag 3 medals in Serbia

Shiraz, IRNA – Iranian Savate fighters received one gold and two bronze medals in Serbian competitions, head coach of Iranian teams said.

Speaking to IRNA, Vahid Sanaie said fighters from 30 countries attended the event.

Mohammad Reza Rezaie in – 52 kg weight category and Benyamin Vahdati in – 70 kg category received bronze medals, he added.

He noted that Ali Reza Maghsoudi in the weight category of – 75kg defeated the Ukrainian rival in the final match and snatched gold medal.

Savate, also known as boxe française, savate boxing, French boxing or French footfighting, is a French kickboxing combat sport that uses the hands and feet as weapons combining elements of English boxing with graceful kicking techniques.


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