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Iran comes 3rd at World Wushu Championships
Team Iran finished in third place in the 13th edition of the World Wushu Championships on Wednesday.

The Iranian team claimed six gold, three silver and one bronze medals in the competitions. 

In Sanda, the Iranian exponents won a total of six gold medals. 

In the men’s 70kg, Mohsen Mohammadseifi defeated Ali Ay from Turkey and won the gold medal.
Amir Fazli beat Ukraine’s Dymtro Batok in the men’s 85kg to claim a gold medal.
In the men’s 90kg, Iran’s Hamidreza Gholipour seized a gold medal beating Illia Varchenia from Belarus.

In the women’s 60 kg, Sedigheh Dariaei beat her rival from Indonesia Moria Manalu in the final.

Mansourian defeated Hergie Bacyadan in the women’s 65kg. Maryam Hashemi beat Veronika Kohutova of Czech Republic in the women’s 70kg.

Farshad Arabi claimed a silver at Nandao. Zahra Kiani seized a silver at the Women's Changquan Taolu. In the Men’s Duilian, Team Iran consisting of Ebrahim Fathi, Mohsen Ahmadi and Navid Makvandi seized a silver.

Jafar Shirzadeh won Iran’s only bronze medal in Sanda in the men’s 65kg. 

China came first with 14 gold medals and one silver. 

Indonesia became runner-up with seven gold, three silver and six bronze medals. 

More than 900 Wushu athletes from 73 countries competed at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

Iran participated in the competition with 11 exponents.


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