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Two poomsae bronze medals definite for Iran

Jakarta, Two Iranian entered the semi-final poomsae competitions in the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

Kourush Bakhtiyari defeated athletes from Cambodia and Malaysia and will compete with an athlete from Taiwan in the semifinal.

Narjan Salahshuri defeated a Japanese athlete to compete in the semifinal round.

The 2018 Asian Games kicked off on August 18 and will wrap up on September 2 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

The Iranian outfit at the 2018 Asian Games comprises 280 sportsmen and 98 sportswomen who will compete in 42 sports fields.

Over 11,000 athletes from 45 Asian countries attended the competition.

The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event underway in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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