IAU Runner-Up at 1st Asian University C’ship

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 16:14

Karate practitioners of Islamic Azad University have demonstrated awe-inspiring displays at the Asian University Karate Championship 2019 and taken the runner up position in both sections (Kumite, Kata).

According to an ISCA report, the 1st Asian University Karate Championship 2019 was held at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf and IAU karate team ranked 2nd in this tournament.

The team became champion through winning 7 medals including four gold, two silver and a bronze medal. Nearly 100 participants from 11 countries, Japan, China, Mongolia, Singapore, Nepal, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Philippines and Iran competed in this event.

IAU male team included Ali Akbar Dastjani, Ali Meskini, Mehdi Rahiminejad, Miad Yari led by Ahmad Safi and female team Behnoush Najafi, Avishan Bagheri, Faezeh Chizari and Mohadese Aghaei headed by Leila Bahrami.