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Iranian female karateka reaches final in Asian Games

Jakarta, A female Iranian karateka managed to advance to final stage of the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

In the second day of Karate games on Sunday, three Iranian karateka enter the tatami to continue their fight in Asian Games.

Taravat Khaksar, the Iranian female karateka, in -55 kg beat her Afghan and Indonesian rivals to advance to the semifinal.

She beat her Chinese competitor 5-1 to reach the final, where she would fight a Taiwanese fighter.

The Asian Games kicked off on August 18 and will be wrapped up on September 2 in Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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