Iran’s Banitaba wins gold at 2023 IBSA Judo Asian Championships

April 28, 2023 - 16:42

TEHRAN – Meysam Banitaba of Iran claimed a gold medal in the 2023 edition of the IBSA Judo Asian Championships on Friday.

He defeated his Indian rival by ippon in the 60kg weight class.

A total of 85 judokas (58 men and 27 women) from 11 Asian countries compete for the continental title in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The competition is part of the qualification for Paris 2024.

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