Kermanshah SAMA IAU Student Snatches Bronze in 2017 Asian Karate Champs

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 00:45

A student of IAU- affiliated Kermanshah SAMA Organization, Ali Meskini has won a bronze medal at the 14th Senior Karate-do Asian Championships and 16th Cadet and Junior Karate-do Asian Championships in Kazakhstan.

In this competition, Meskini overcame his rival from Kazakhstan with the result of 9-3 and defeated his Chinese opponent with the result of 2-2. He finally faced Thai opponents in his last encounter and bagged the bronze medal of this tournament, ANA reports.

The 14th Senior Karate-do Asian Championships and 16th Cadet and Junior Karate-do Asian Championships started in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on July 13, and wrapped up on July 16, 2017.

A total of 660 male and female karatekas from 27 Asian countries, including Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Uzbekistan, took part in the event.

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