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Iran taekwondoka bags silver at S.Korea Int’l Champs

Tehran,Iranian taekwondo fighter Maryam Malakouti Khah received a silver medal at 2018 Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships which is underway in Jeju Island, South Korea.

Malakouti Khah in the weight category of -46 kg defeated Hong Kong and South Korea and advanced to semi-final match.

In the semifinal match, she hit Korean rival but was overpowered by South Korean fighter in final match and ranked second.

The 2018 Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships was held in Jeju Island. Top Taekwondo competitors from all around the world participated in one of the largest Taekwondo events in the world.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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