Iran’s taekwondo team grabs bronze in world cup championships


Iran came third in the 2014 World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships.

Iran’s national taekwondo team was defeated by Mexico in the 2014 World Cup and grabbed bronze in the tournament.

The 18th Taekwondo World Cup kicked off in Mexico on Saturday December 6, 2014 with eight teams vying for coveted medals.

In the semifinals on Sunday evening, Iran’s national taekwondo team took on former world champions Mexico and was defeated 43 to 39 to stand in 3rd place.

On the first day of the tournament, Iran defeated Ivory Coast (17-14), South Korea (21-19), and Germany (23-8) to become the top team of Group 1 on nine points and make it to the semifinals.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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