|Iran’s Eshaghi wins gold in Youth Olympic Games||
Iran’s Mahdi Eshaghi claimed a gold medal at the Men -48kg taekwondo event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games on Sunday.
Eshaghi defeated Chen-Yu Wang 17-9 in the final match and won the gold medal at the Int. Expo Centre Hall D in Nanjing, China.
The 16-year-old athlete defeated Tawin Hanprab from Thailand 20-12 in the quarterfinals and then beat Stephane Audibert from France 16-0 in the semifinals.
Iran is taking part in the Youth Olympics Games with 16 athletes in swimming, judo, shooting, equestrian, athletic, taekwondo, beach volleyball, Greco-Roman and weightlifting.
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|Last Updated on 17 August 2014 16:09|