Elaheh Mansouriyan Wins Iran’s Fourth Gold at World Wushu C’ships
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Elaheh Mansouriyan claimed Iran’s fourth gold at the 15th edition of the World Wushu Championships on Tuesday.
The Sanda practitioner defeated Ece Çakır from Turkey in the final match of the women's 65kg category.
The Iranian practitioners have already won three gold medals at the competitions.
On Monday, Shahrbano Mansouriyan and Maryam Hashemi won two gold medals in Sanda events.
Mansouriyan defeated Brazilian Raine Cristina De Oliveira Martins in the women's 70kg final bout.
In the women’s 75kg, Maryam Hashemi defeated Indian athlete Poonam and won a gold medal.
Talolu practitioner Mohammad Ali Mojiri also won a gold medal in the nandao discipline.
The competitions are being held in Shanghai, China from October 17 to 23.
Players from 102 countries and regions have participated in the competition, the most high-level contest within the Wushu sport.
Host China sits top of the table with seven gold medals, followed by Iran with four golds.