Iranian athlete wins silver medal at 2020 Paralympic Taekwondo

Tokyo (IP) - Iran's Taekwondo athlete Mahdi Pourrahnama -75 kg claimed the silver medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games on Friday.

Iran Press/Asia: The Tokyo Paralympic Taekwondo competitions were held this morning.

Pourrahnama lost to his Mexican rival Juan Diego Garcia Lopez 26-20 at the men k44 -75kg category final match.

Pourrahnama started his campaign with a 37-21 win over Fatih Celik and then beat Kazakhstan’s Nurlan Dombayev 24-6 in the semifinal.

This is the first time that Taekwondo competitions are held in the Paralympics. 


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