Qorveh IAU Student Snatches Gold at 2018 Wushu Championship

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:46

A student of Qorveh Islamic Azad University has won a gold medal at the 2018 FISU World University Wushu Championship in Macau, China.

According to an ISCA report, the night session of 2018 FISU World University Wushu Championship concluded with two Men’s 80-kg Sanda quarter-finals, in which Batan Yunus Emre from Turkey and Amir Karimi from Iran defeated Kazanatov Bagatyr from Russia and Wang Chih-Wei from USA respectively, in straight rounds to advance to the semi-finals.

Amir Karimi could gain the fourth gold medal, outclassing Yunus Emre Batan of Turkey 2-1 in the men’s 80kg final.

The Iranian students who collected four gold medals were Zohreh Shahpiri (girls Sanshou -60kg), Alireza Reiki (Sanshou -60kg), Hamid Reza Sahandi(Sanshou 70kg) and Amir Karimi (Sanshou 80). The four glittering medals gave Iran the top sanda spot and second place in the overall standings as China was crowned with six golds.

A number of 250 wushu practitioners represented 26 countries in the Macau competitions from August 2-5, 2018.

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