Iran’s Hanieh Rajabi Takes Silver at World Wushu C’ships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hanieh Rajabi from Iran won a silver medal at the 15th edition of the World Wushu Championships on Tuesday.

Iran’s Hanieh Rajabi Takes Silver at World Wushu C’ships

The Taolu practitioner came second in the nandao discipline with 9.490.

Malaysian Cheong Min Tan claimed the gold medal with the score of 9.610 and bronze medal went to Uzbekistan’s Darya Latisheva with 9.483.

Iranian wushu practitioners have already claimed four goal medals in the competition.

Maryam Hashemi, Shahrbano Mansouriyan and Elaheh Mansouriyan won three 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.

And Elaheh Mansouriyan seized a gold after defeating Ece Çakır from Turkey in the final match of the women's 65kg category.

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.

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