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11/04/08

Saei to say goodbye to Taekwondo


TEHRAN, Nov. 4 (Mehr News Agency) -- Two-time Olympic gold medalist Hadi Saei is to bid farewell on Saturday to his international career. Iran's best ever Olympic athlete will take part in a symbolic fight in the West Asian Taekwondo Championship on Saturday to be held in Tehran.

Saei won his first gold at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. He was Iran's sole Olympian who snatched the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Saei had previously won the Bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

Saei's titles:
* 1995 World Military Taekwondo Championships SILVER
* 1996 World Military Taekwondo Championships BRONZE
* 1998 World Taekwondo Cup GOLD
* 1999 World Taekwondo Championships GOLD
* 2000 World Taekwondo Cup GOLD
* 2000 Sydney Olympic Games BRONZE
* 2001 World Taekwondo Cup GOLD
* 2002 Asian Taekwondo Championships SILVER
* 2002 World Taekwondo Cup GOLD
* 2002 Busan Asian Games GOLD
* 2003 World Taekwondo Championships SILVER
* 2004 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament GOLD
* 2004 Athens Olympic Games GOLD
* 2005 World Taekwondo Championship GOLD
* 2006 Asian Taekwondo Championships GOLD
* 2006 Doha Asian Games BRONZE
* 2007 World Taekwondo Championship BRONZE
* 2008 Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament GOLD
* 2008 Beijing Olympic Games GOLD

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