The Iranian athlete in judo -73 kg won the first gold medal at the 2021 Deaflympics in Brazil.

Iran PressAmerica: On Tuesday night, following the Deaflympics in Brazil, the Iranian judoka Amir Mohammad Daftari won the gold medal by defeating his powerful Korean rival.

Ali Salahshour, a judoka weighing less than 66 kg, also won a silver medal in Iran.

The 24th edition of the Deaflympics, with more than 4,000 athletes from 80 countries, began last Sunday and will end on May 15 after competing in 20 sports and introducing the best.

The Iranian sports convoy participated in these competitions with 16 female and 59 male athletes, and these athletes will compete against their opponents in 8 sports categories. 219