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Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:20
Iranian Taekwondo Fighter Picked as Best at 4th FISU Gala in Italy
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian taekwondo practitioner Armin Hadipour was granted the Best Male Athlete award at the 4th FISU Gala in the historical Italian city of Turin.

Hadipour won the Best Male Athlete award at the 4th FISU Gala during a glittering ceremony in the historical Italian city that has a long association with university sport.

He was awarded for the rare achievement of three consecutive Universiade gold medals – at Gwangju 2015, Taipei 2017 and Napoli 2019.

South Korean short track speed skater Kim A-lang also received the best female athlete honor, following the double gold won the 24-year-old at Krasnoyarsk 2019.

The fourth edition of the FISU Gala was held in Turin’s Sala Fucine, Italy. It also celebrated the 70th anniversary of the International University Sports Federation in grand style. Representatives from more than 120 member nations were present at the event.

Hadipour had won a gold medal in the 2019 World Taekwondo Grand Prix Series 2 in Japan.

 

 

 

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