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Afghan Taekwondo Team Wins a Gold and Silver Medal

11 Nov 2019 Tolo News

Mohsen Rezaye a member of the Afghan National Taekwondo Team, won a gold medal, and Farzad Mansoori won a silver, at the 2019 Belt and Road China Open International Taekwondo Championships, which started on November 7.

Farzad Mansoori, a member of the National Taekwondo Team, won a silver medal in the 2019 Belt and Road China Open International Taekwondo Championships, which started on November 7.

He competed in the 68 kg weight category.

Mansoori defeated a Chinese rival in his first match and a Nepalese in the second.

Mansoori lost his third match to a Chinese team member but won his fourth match—also against Chinese.

In the fifth match, he faced injuries in his leg and had to forfeit.

Sixteen countries attended the China Open International Taekwondo Championships, which is hosted annually by the World and Asian Taekwondo Federations. Six athletes from Afghanistan, including two girls, participated in the event.

Original Link: https://tolonews.com/sport/afghan-wins-silver-medal-int’l-taekwondo-competition

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