Iran grabs 4 golds in Sanda World Cup

Tehran, Oct 28, IRNA – Four Iranian Sanda practitioners won gold medals in 2018 Sanda World Cup held in Hangzhou, China.

Elaheh Mansourian overcame her Algerian rival Yasaman Seyedi by points and won the gold medal of the women 52-kilograms category.

Iranian representative in women 75-kilograms category Farinaz Naziri defeated the Egyptian fighter Sara Mohamed to snatch the gold medal.

In men under 70-kilograms category, Mohsen Mohammad-Seifi grabbed the gold medal by overshining Egyptian Sanda practitioner Ayman Galal.

Milad Arefi-Moghaddam won the Egyptian competitor Omar Mahmoud to snatch another gold for Iran.

Two other Iranian representatives Yousef Sabri and Moein Taqavi will fight for gold medals today.

The medalists of the 2017 World Championship were authorized to attend the event.

Iran’s national team at the tournament consists of five men and three womean Sanda practitioners; they have won five golds in the tournament so far.

The 9th edition of Sanda World Cup is underway on October 27-28 in the Chinese Eastern city of Hangzhou.

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