IAU Taekwondo Practitioner Wins Bronze in 2019 World Taekwondo C’ships

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 09:33

A taekwondo practitioner of Islamic Azad University has featured praiseworthy displays of techniques and finished 3rd at the Manchester 2019 World Taekwondo Championships.

According to an ISCA report, Armin Hadipour claimed bronze medal at the Manchester 2019 World Taekwondo Championships.

He started the campaign with a 20-9 win over Nigerian Maharana Amadou in the men’s -54kg, then defeated Moldavian Vadim Dimitrov 24-1 and beat Thailand’s Ramnarong Sawekwiharee 26-6 in the quarterfinals. Hadipour lost to Russian Georgy Popov 20-14 in the semifinals and claimed a bronze medal.

From 15th to 19th May 2019 the UK played host to the World Taekwondo Championships. A record 927 athletes from 145 countries plus 1 refugee team were registered to compete at this year’s Championships making it the largest by numbers in the sport’s history.

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