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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

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