Iranian taekwondoka grabs gold in IWAS World Games

Rasht, Dec 5, IRNA – Iranian taekwondo fighter Mahdi Pour Rahnama received a gold medal in the 7th International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games held in Portugal.

After defeating the US, Spain and Turkey, Pour Rahnama ranked first in the event.

The Iranian taekwondoka in the weight category of – 75 kg overpowered his US rival 19-6 and hit Spanish fighter 15-2.

During the final match, he overshined Turkish athlete 19-5 and stood on the first place.

The 7th International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games kicked off on November 30 in Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal.

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