SAMA IAU Student Wins Silver in the World Junior Wushu C’ships

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 09:53

A student of Islamic Azad University, SAMA Organization has won silver medal at the seventh edition of the World Junior Wushu Championships in Brazil.

According to an ISCA report, Fatemeh Jazini pocketed silver medal for the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 12-15 age group of girl’s Daoshu competitions, having earned 9.10 points.

Her Macanese opponent gained 9.12 points and snatched the gold medal, while an athlete from Hong Kong took away the bronze medal with 9.06 points.

Daoshu is a form of Taolu, where the participant uses a sword as the main element of the routine.

Other Iranian wushu practitioner, Mehdi Khani tallied 8.92 points in the 12-15 age group of boys’ Nanquan form of Taolu, and finished in the second place.

A contestant from China took the top honor, having collected 9.04 points. A representative from Malaysia notched 8.91 points to land in the third spot.

Nanquan usually requires less flexibility and has fewer acrobatics than Changquan, but it also requires greater leg stability and power generation through leg and hip coordination.

The seventh edition of the World Junior Wushu Championships was held on July 9-16, 2018.

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