Wednesday 11 December 2019
News ID: 68091
Publish Date: 14 July 2019 - 21:45
NAPLES, Italy (Dispatches) - Iranian national men's taekwondo team stood on the first place at the 30th Summer Universiade in the Naples, Italy.
After defeating Ukraine, China and Malaysia, Iranian squad stood against Egypt in final match.
Iranian fighters also beat Egypt and received a gold medal.
Egypt and Taipei also ranked second and third respectively.
In individual category, Iranian team had snatched four medals.
Iranian squad with 42 athletes snatched 17 colorful medals including 7 gold, 3 silver and 7 bronze medals at the event.
Iranian players participated in taekwondo, shooting volleyball and archery fields.
Iran squad is now in 9th place in medal chart.
The 30th edition of Universiade of university students was held in Naples, Italy.
The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation. The name is a combination of the words "University" and "Olympiad".

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