Iran's national karate team gains the world's best team title
Iran’s national men’s karate team was chosen as the best team in the Madrid Karate 1 Premier League in 2019.
Kazakhstan finished second place with six gold medals and Japan ended up third with five gold medals, Iran Press reported.
On Sunday in Madrid, the Iranian men's Kumite team has finished the 2019 Karate1 Premier League in Madrid in the second place. Both Iranian men and women's teams were present in the competition.
At the end of the tournament, Iranian men's Kumite team gained 2 gold medals and a bronze to finish in second place. The Iranian women team also won a bronze medal.
Amir Mehdizadeh and Sajjad Ganjzadeh bagged the two gold medals for the men's Kumite team while Saleh Abazari brought home the only bronze medal for the Iranian men's team.
A total of 737 karate athletes from 89 countries took part in the Madrid Karate1 League.
The event has the World Federation ranking for 2020 Olympic Qualification.
The Karate1-Premier League- is the most important league event in the world of Karate.