Iran taekwondokas bag silver, bronze at Manchester Grand Prix
Tehran, Iranian taekwondokas Sajjad Mardani and Mir Hashem Hosseini received bronze and silver medals respectively at 2018 Grand Prix Manchester.
In -68 weight category, Hosseini defeated China and South Korea.
In quarter finals, he hit Jordan and advanced to semi-final match.
In semi-final stage, he overpowered UK rival and advanced to final match.
Hosseinin was injured in the final match and received a silver medal.
In +80 kg, Mardani defeated Brazilian and Kazakh fighters.
He also overshined Croatian rival 8-4.
In the semi-final match, Mardani stood against Russian fighter and grabbed a bronze medal.
The 2018 Grand Prix Manchester continues until October 21.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA