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Iran clinches 3 gold medals in Turkey taekwondo championships

Tehran, Dec 18, IRNA - The Iranian team clinched three gold, one silver and one bronze medals in the 3rd WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships hosted by Turkey at the ASKI Sports Hall.

Hassan Zahedi, Ahmad Akhlaqi and Ali Barzegari won the gold medals in men's 2nd team category, participated by competitors aged over 36.

Iran's Hadi Torkashvand bagged silver in men's individual 2nd master division, with participants being over 50 years of age.

Mahsa Mardani snatched the bronze medal in women's 1st senior division (19-30 years).

A total of 400 taekwondo players from 57 countries participated in the 3rd WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships held in Ankara from December 16-18.

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