Elaheh Mansourian seizes gold at World Wushu C’ships

October 22, 2019 - 20:23

TEHRAN – Elaheh Mansourian from Iran won a gold medal at the 15th edition of the World Wushu Championships on Tuesday.

She defeated Ece Çakır from Turkey in the final match of the Sanda’s women's 65kg category.

Sanda practitioners Maryam Hashemi in the 75kg and Shahrbanoo Mansourian in the 70kg had won two gold medals on Monday.  

Talolu practitioner Mohammadali Mojiri Foroushani also claimed a gold medal in the nandao event on Tuesday.

The 15th edition of the World Wushu Championships started on Oct. 17 in Chinese city Shanghai and will run until Oct. 24.

Practitioners from 102 countries and regions have participated in the competitions.

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