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11/05/13

Iranian women win 3 gold medals in wushu world championship

Source: Mehr News Agency

Three Iranian women's wushu national team have won 3 gold medals in world championship in Malaysia.


Maryam Hashemi- Gold Medalist

Mehr News reported that Maryam Hashemi in 65Kg category beat her French opponents in 2 consecutive rounds and won the gold of the category. In semi-finals, her Turkish opponents refrained from the match. In quarterfinal Hashemi relaxed.

Elaheh Mansourian defeated her Korean opponent in the final round and won her first ever international gold medal. She was severely injured in the first round; however, she fought back to win the title for Iran. In semifinals, Mansourian defeated her Pilipino opponent 2-0. She knocked out her Belgian opponent in quarterfinals.


Elaheh Mansourian- Gold Medal

Iran's third finalist was Shahrbanu Mansourian in -75Kg category. She relaxed in first round and in the second, she defeated her Vietnamese opponent and in final round she defeated her Canadian opponent to win the third gold for Iran national team.


Shahrbanu Mansourian- Gold Medal

Hanieh Radjabi and Farshad Arabi had won two bronze medals for Iran before. Also, Seifi, Fazli, and Gholi will be on final match for the gold medal tomorrow. The world championship for wushu is held in Kuala Lumpur and will be over tomorrow.

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