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05/04/11

Iran's Bagheri Motamed wins silver in Taekwondo World Championship

Source: Mehr News Agency

Mohammad Bagheri Motamed Iran's Mohammad Bagheri Motamed claimed a silver medal at the World Taekwondo Championships in Gyeongju, South Korea.

Bagheri Motamed was defeated by Turkey's Servet Tazegul, the gold medalist at the 2010 European Taekwondo Championships, 9-8 in the men's -68kg final match.

The bronze medal went to Great Britain's Stamper and Afghanistan's Rohullah Nikpaa, the bronze medalist at the 2009 Asian Games, in the men's category.

Iran's Abdollahi had won the gold medal in the men's -80kg category by defeating Yunus Sari from Turkey in the event's first day.

The championships have brought together a total of 1,037 athletes and 719 officials from a record 149 countries on an entry basis. Some 80 international referees officiate at the championships.

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