Iranian taekwondo champion gained the gold medal at Sofia 2022 World Taekwondo Junior Championships on Friday.

Iran PressEurope: In Matin Rezaie’s 63kg group there were 49 taekwondo champions, and he gained a rest lot for his first match but beat Jules from France, Nocolovski from Australia and Burkai Err from Turkey to reach the semi-final.

Sogand Shiri in the women’s -42kg, Abolfazl Zandi in the men’s -48kg and Mobina Nematzadeh in the women's 49kg had previously won three gold medals in the event. 

More than 1,250 athletes from 90 countries plus a refugee team compete in Sofia, Bulgaria during the World Championships. 219