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Iran wins Perugia wushu championship

Tehran, May 26, IRNA - Iran's Shaolin Chuan (wushu) team won World Kung Fu (Wushu) Cup held in Perugia, Italy. Winning seven gold, five silver and three bronze medals, the Iranian wushu team clinched the championship title in 2008 Perugia World Open Wushu Cup.

In san shou competitions, Mehrdad Gholami in -65 kg, Ali Zandi in -90 kg and Mohammad-Reza Talebi in -85 kg took the first places respectively and received gold medals.

Taher Qasemi who plays ta lu, Abdolmajid Pou-Ali-Bahraini in -70 kg, Hossein Hosseinzadeh and Hamid Asadi in +90 kg won silver medals.

Besides, Vahid Ketabi in -60 kg and Mohammad-Reza Qahhari in -80 kg got bronze medals.

Iranian wushu team will leave for the country on May 28.

The two-day 2008 World Kung Fu (Wushu) Cup was held in Perugia on May 25 in which 70 teams from 45 countries had participated.

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