Iranian Girls Win Medals at World Junior Taekwondo C’ship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Sogand Shiri and Parnia Salmani won two medals in the 2022 World Junior Taekwondo Championship Tuesday night.
Shiri defeated Hayrunnisa Gurbuz of Turkey in the final match of the Women’s -42kg weight class.
It was an exceptionally tight match with the first round ending 7-7 but Shiri was awarded the round due to the manner of the points she landed. In the second round, the match finished 11-11 with just 45 seconds remaining, however, Shiri won the match 15-13.
In the Women’s 44kg class, Salmani narrowly defeated Natkamon Wassana from Thailand 4-3 in the first round. However, the second round was a completely different story as Wassana won 12-0. In the final round, Wassana emerged victorious 15-8.
Source: Tasnim News Agency