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08/22/08

Iran's Ehsan Peighambari wins bronze in Wushu

Source: Press TV

Iranian Wushu athlete Ehsan Peighambari has won a bronze medal to become the second Iranian medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
 


Iran's Wushu athlete Ehsan Peighambari


Peighambari snatched the medal in the taolu event with a score of 9.59 on Friday.

The Chinese Wushu athlete ranked first with 9.83 and the Russian athlete stood in the second place with a score of 9.63.

Another Iranian wushu athlete Zahra Karimi managed to advance to the semifinal of the women's 60 kg category in the Sanshou event on Thursday.

Some 128 athletes from 43 countries and regions have participated in the event to compete for 15 gold medals.

The four-day Beijing 2008 wushu Tournament kicked off at the Beijing Olympic Sports Center on Thursday.

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