Taekwondo World Championship; He hung a bronze badge on his neck

According to IRNA, the 25th edition of the World Taekwondo Championship started yesterday evening (Monday) with the participation of 755 taekwondo players from 120 countries of the world, hosted by Mexico at the “Metropolitan” hall in Guadalajara city, and Mehran Boshdori was the only representative of Iran on the first day. Get the bronze badge.

In the weight minus 80 kg fights, where 46 taekwondo players have registered, Mehran Hashdori defeated “Davis Tornad” from Canada in the first round in two rounds with the results of 7:0 and 8:4.

He then beat “Hernandez” from the Dominican Republic, the bronze medalist of the previous round, in 2 consecutive rounds (first round: 3-1 and second round: 3-2) and then against “Shokhrat Salaef” from Uzbekistan in 2 consecutive rounds. And with the same results, he won 3-1.

Mehran had lost to this Uzbekistani twice in the games of the Islamic countries and the international tournaments in Tehran.

With this victory, Mehran went to the quarter final stage and in this stage, he defeated “Altangerl” from Mongolia by 2:1 and by advancing to the semi final stage, he confirmed his bronze medal.

The worthy representative of Iran was in the semi-finals of minus 80 kg against Park Woo from South Korea and was able to win 9-5 in the first round.

In the second round, the opponent was a Korean who won 14-7 to reach the third round to determine the finalist. In the last round, Park Woo won 9-5 to get Iran’s first bronze medal.

In the Mexican World Championship, in his second match against Hernandez from the Dominican Republic, he suffered a loss in his right hand, but despite the injury, he fought with zeal until the last moment of the competition and finally won the bronze medal.

The 25th edition of the World Taekwondo Championship has started today – Monday – with the participation of 755 taekwondo players from 120 countries, hosted by Mexico at the “Metropolitan” Hall in Guadalajara, and on the second day of the competition, Iran will have 3 representatives.

In the women’s group, Sayeda Narges Mirnorullahi in the weight of -62 kg, there are 41 participants, and the taekwondo representative of our country faced a break in the first round, and in the next stage, she must face the winner “Caroline Jelsvik” from Norway or “Alicia Valdez” from Paraguay to be placed. On Mirnorullahi’s side of the table, there are representatives of South Korea, India and “Ashley Krejold”, a strong Canadian opponent and second in the world ranking.

Zainab Esmaili will represent Iran in the 67-kg weight category, and in the first round she will have to face Lauren Williams from Great Britain and the runner-up of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The runner-up of the Konya Islamic Countries Solidarity Games will face the winner of the meeting between the representatives of Puerto Rico and Serbia if he wins against this strong rival. 35 taekwondo players have registered in this weight.

In the men’s group, Abolfazl Abbasi, the champion of the 2022 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, will compete against “Enrique Perez” from Cuba in the first round at -87 kg, and if he wins, he will fight against “Miguel Matins”, the number one in the world ranking. . Representatives of Serbia and Azerbaijan are present on the Abbasid side of the table. There are 41 taekwondo players in this weight.

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