Iran win four medals at Karate 1-Premier League

June 9, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian karate practitioners claimed four bronze medals at WKF Karate 1-Premier League in Shanghai, China.

Majid Hassannia defeated Brazilian Douglas Brose in the Male Kumite -60 Kg to win a bronze medal.

In the Male Kumite -84kg, Mehdi Khodabakhshi defeated his countryman Zabihollah Poorshab 5-0 and claimed a bronze medal.

Taravat Khaksar also seized a bronze medal in the Female Kumite -55kg, beating her Italian rival Lorena Busa 3-0.

And Hamideh Abbasali defeated Italian Clio Ferracuti 3-2 in the Female Kumite +68kg and won a bronze medal.

The competition has brought 543 karate fighters from 76 countries together in Shanghai, China.

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