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Iranian Women Wushu Players Shine in China

08/21/11 Source: Tehran Times

Iranian women wushu players showed excellence performance at Asian Wushu Championship in Shanghai on Saturday. Tahereh Ghasemi and Sepideh Shakerian claimed two gold medals in taolu. Iran's number of medals reached to eight in this tournament.

Ghasemi took the gold with 29.2 points while silver and bronze went to Hong Kong and Malaysia representatives respectively.

Iran's Shakerian also claimed the gold while athletes from Vietnam and Burma secured the second and third places.

Over 400 wushu players from 22 countries are competing in the Asian Wushu Championship from August 19 to 21.

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