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Iranian teenage judoka wins Asian silver medal

Mashhad, Iranian teenage judoka won a silver medal at the AsianPacific Cadet and Junior Judo Championships 2019 in Taipei, China.

Abulfazl Isazai, 60kg, defeated the Mongolian athlete in 22 seconds, the Saudi Arabian one in 12 seconds, and Taipei one with ippon, the highest score a fighter can achieve in Japanese martial arts.

He was defeated by the Kyrgyz athlete in the final.

104 teenage boys and 72 teenage girls have participated in the event, which will finish on Sunday.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA


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