TEHRAN – Iranian karate athletes claimed one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the Karate 1-Premier League in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday.
Zabiollah Poorshab won a gold at the Male Kumite -84kg category as he won by injury of his opponent Ryutaro Araga from Japan in the final.
Bahman Asgari lost to Luigi Busa from Italy 3-0 in the final match of the Male Kumite -75 kg.
Hamideh Abbasali and Sajad Ganjzadeh also claimed two bronzes at the competition.
Abbasali won a bronze medal at the Female Kumite 68+ Kg. She defeated world champion Eleni Chatziliadou of Greece 3-1.
Ganjzadeh also defeated Mehdi Filali from France 3-2 at the Male Kumite 84+ Kg bronze medal match.
The competition brought nearly 769 athletes from 87 countries together.