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Iran deaf karate fighters bag bronze medals in Turkey

Tehran, July 24, IRNA Iranian male and female karate fighters; Mohammad Khodayar and Atefeh Baiat, seized bronze medals in 2017 Summer Deaflympics which is underway in Samsun, Turkey.

After defeating Italian rival, Khodayar in the weight category of � 67 kg received bronze medal.

Baiat in 55 kg weight category snatched bronze medal.

The 23rd Summer Deaflympics kicked off with the attendance of 107 Iranian deaf athletes in 13 sport fields on July 18. The competitions will be underway until July 30.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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