Iran's female karatekas grabbed one gold and two silver medals in the Asian Karate Championships in China.
The 11th Asian Karate Championships Games currently underway in Guangzhou, China, with 33 countries in attendance.
The gold medalist for Iran was Parisa Vafaie in the minus 48 kg category in the age group 16 to 17 after overpowering the Chinese rival, while the silver medalists were Mahtab Esmaeeli in the minus 59 kg category in the 16-17 age group and Mohadeseh Aqaie in the plus 59 kg category in the 16-17 age group.
Iran's Shahin Balalaie is to face Japanese rival in the plus 76 kg category in the 16-17 age group shortly.
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