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Iran judo fighters grab 2 silvers in Kazakhstan

Tehran, Iranian national judo team received two silver medals in Aktau Asian Open 2019 which was held in Kazakhstan.

The event was held with the attendance of 232 fighters.

Iranian squad consisting of 5 athletes participated in the event.

Iran’s Mahdi Fathi Pour in the weight category of 81kg and Mohammad Malek Mohammadi in 90 category were overpowered by Russia and Uzbekistan.

Meanwhile, Ramin Sufieh in 100 kg was removed from the competitions.

Alireza Khojasteh in 66 kg and Mohammad Mahdi Berimanlou in 73kg snatched silver medals.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA


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