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Iranian duo win gold medals in Asian Taekwondo Championships
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_09_zire-yek2.jpgFarzan Ashourzadeh and Behnam Asbaghi won two gold medals in the 2014 Asian Taekwondo Championships.
 
In the final match, the Iranian athlete defeated his Vietnamese rival 18-2 on Monday and claimed a gold medal in the -58kg category. 
 
On Tuesday, Behnam Asbaghi beat Ghazi Alasmari from Saudi Arabia and claimed a gold medal in the -68kg category. 
 
In the -74kg, Alireza Nasr Azadani was defeated by his South Korean rival and won a silver medal.  
 
 
In women’s 49kg, Parisa Rashidi won a bronze medal after she lost to the Jordanian athlete in the semi-final. 
 
Sousan Hajipour also claimed a bronze medal in the -57kg category. She lost to a taekwondo athlete from South Korea in the semi-final. 
 
The 21st Asian Taekwondo Championships opened in Tashkent on May 25, and will wrap up on May 28. The event has brought 542 athletes from 34 countries together.
 
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