• Tue / 22 October 2019 / 12:24
  • Category: Sports
  • News Code: 98073021970
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Iranian women athletes win 2 gold at World Wushu Championships

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian women athletes Shahrbanou Mansourian and Maryam Hashemi claimed gold medals at World Wushu Championships which is now underway in China.

In the Sanda discipline and the minus 70 kg category, Shahbano Mansourian managed to earn Iran’s first gold medal, after defeating her Brazilian opponent in the final.

Meanwhile, Hashemi in the weight category of – 75 kg overpowered Indian fighter and grabbed another gold medal for the Iranian squad.

The 15th edition of the World Wushu Championships featuring sanda and taolu competitions for both men and women kicked off in Shanghai, China, on Sunday for four days.

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