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Iranian karateka gets gold, silver

Iranian karateka gets gold, silver

Zabihollah Poursheib defeated his Japanese opponent Ryutaro Araga, to whom he had lost the seven consecutive matches in the last few years, and received the gold medal in the -84 kg division.Poursheib had already won the gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games at the -84 kg division. He had …

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International Sports Press Association Asia Head visits IRNA

International Sports Press Association Asia Head visits IRNA

Amjad Aziz Malik who is currently in Tehran to meet with officials of Iran's Ministry of Sport and Youth, National Olympic Committee, and visit Azadi Sport Complex, today was briefed on news producing and publishing process in IRNA. Describing Iranian media's role in covering important events as 'admirable', he urged …

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Iranian karateka wins silver medal in Poland

Iranian karateka wins silver medal in Poland

Mahdi Zadeh in the weight category of – 60 kg weight ranked second.During the first match, Mahdi Zadeh was overpowered by Brazilian rival but hit French and Polish fighters.In the semi-final match, he defeated Spain and was overshined by his Azeri rival 4-2 and bagged a silver medal.The 5th round …

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Iranian female karateka bags bronze medal in Turkey Deaflympics

Iranian female karateka bags bronze medal in Turkey Deaflympics

In individual kata, Mardani was defeated by Venezuela 3-2.After hitting her Russian rival 5-0, she advanced third place play-off. In a competition to grab the bronze medal, she overpowered the Ukrainian fighter and ranked third.Mardani had earlier received a gold medal in 2013 Bulgaria Olympics.The 23rd Summer Deaflympics kicked off …

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Iran deaf karate fighters bag bronze medals in Turkey

Iran deaf karate fighters bag bronze medals in Turkey

After defeating Italian rival, Khodayar in the weight category of – 67 kg received bronze medal.Baiat in 55 kg weight category snatched bronze medal.The 23rd Summer Deaflympics kicked off with the attendance of 107 Iranian deaf athletes in 13 sport fields on July 18. The competitions will be underway until …

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Iranian female cyclist killed in car crash

Iranian female cyclist killed in car crash

After the car hit a tree in the street, Sasanian was killed and one of her relatives was also injured and transferred to hospital.Police officers are investigating for the reason behind the incident. She accompanied Iranian national team in 2017 Asian Cycling Championships.Sasanian received silver and bronze medals in cycling …

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Iran's national beach volleyball team bags bronze medal

Iran's national beach volleyball team bags bronze medal

In third place play-off, Iranian team overpowered Morocco 2-1 and ranked third for the first time in an international tour. During the first set Iran defeated Morocco and in the second and third sets Iran hit Morocco 21-19 and 16-14, respectively.2017 Beach Volleyball World Tour was held on July 21-23 …

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Iranian cylclist ranks top in Asia

Iranian cylclist ranks top in Asia

Hadi Ba Shafaat told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that Faranak Parto Azar is ranked first in mountain biking in Asia, and the 66th in the world.Winning the Asian bronze medal in 2017 in China, being the champion of Salcano race in Turkey, 2016, and coming first in Iran’s championship …

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Iran disabled female archer bags gold medal in Czech tournament

Iran disabled female archer bags gold medal in Czech tournament

During the individual section final match, Nemati overpowered Russia 6-4 and she ranked first.In the third place play-off, Iran representative Somayeh Rahimi also defeated Ukraine 6-4 and snatched a bronze medal.European Para-Archery Cup - 2nd leg was held on July 15-23 in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic.9376**1771 www.irna.ir

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