Turkiye (IP) - Iranian karate athletes managed to win 8 colorful medals at the end of the karate competitions in the 5th edition of Islamic Solidarity Games 2021 underway in Konya, Turkiye.

Iran PressIran Sports:  At the end of the karate competition of the 5th Solidarity Games of Islamic Countries, the Iranian karate representatives managed to win 5 silver and 3 bronze out of 14 medal opportunities.

Fatemeh Sadeghi lagged behind his Turkish rival in the individual kata, winning the silver medal. Mobina Heidari also snatched silver in the -68 weight category in the Kumite section. 

Still, Sara Bahmanyar won bronze of Kumite in the -50 weight category.

The women's kata team, Zeinab Hosseini, Malika Ezzati, and Sepideh Amini, snatched silver. 

Abolfaz Shahrjerdi in the individual kata snatched bronze, and so did Ali-Asghar Asiabari in Kumite, in the -75 weight category.