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Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:0
Iranian Thai Boxers Clinch 3 Medals at World Championships
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three Iranian fighters of Muay Thai (Thai boxing) managed to grab bronze medals in the 2019 World Youths Championships in Turkey.

Iranian athletes Soroush Ghaderi Zeinabi, Samin Yahyavi and Sobhan Abbasi received bronze medals in the 2019 World Youths Muay Thai Championships which was held in Turkey.

Head of West Azarbaijan martial art sports committee Amir Rasouli said that Iranian athletes in the weight categories of 50 kg, -71 kg and -86 kg received three bronze medals.

He added that the event was held with the attendance of over 1,000 fighters from 100 countries in Antalya, Turkey.

Muay Thai or literally Thai boxing is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This discipline is known as the "art of eight limbs" as it is characterized by the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, and shins.

In February, Boxers of Iran’s national squad brought home 1 silver and 2 bronze medals at Bocskai Istvan Memorial International Boxing Tournament in Debrecen of Hungary.

 

 

 

 

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