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Iranian Judo fighter bags bronze in Turkey Deaflympics

Tehran, July 21, Iranian Judo Fighter Mehrdad Seidi snatched a bronze medal in 2017 Summer Deaflympics which is underway in Samsun, Turkey.

Seidi in the weight category of � 100 kg knocked out his Brazilian rival and ranked third.

Meanwhile, Iranian deaf judoka Mehrdad Bodaghi in the weight category of -60 kg received a bronze medal which was the first medal of Iran squad.

The 23rd Summer Deaflympics kicked off with the attendance of 107 Iranian deaf athletes in 13 sports fields on July 18.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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