Pegah Zangeneh Wins Karate Bronze Medal at Asian Games
- August, 27, 2018 - 15:28
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Pegah Zangeneh from Iran claimed a bronze medal in karate sport of the 2018 Asian Games.
The Iranian athlete took a bronze medal in the women’s -68kg at the JCC - Plenary Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia after beating Vietnamese Thi Ngoan Nguyen 10-0.
Kayo Someya from Japan also won the bronze medal, defeating Jou Chao from Chinese Taipei 3-1.
Gold medal went to Kazakhstan’s Guzaliya Gafurova who defeated Tang Lingling 2-0 in the final match.
The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event. The event is underway from 18 August to 2 September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
The athletes compete in 465 events across 40 sports and 67 disciplines.