TEHRAN – The national Iranian mixed-gender taekwondo team has become the vice-champion in the Tokyo Olympics.
The Mixed Gender Team Taekwondo Competition is a new competitive format that is held as a showcase alongside the regular matches in Tokyo Olympics this year for the first time.
Five teams – from China, Cote d’Ivoire, Iran, Japan and Russia entered this non-medal event.
The national Iranian mixed-gender taekwondo team became a finalist after defeating Japan yesterday to face China in the final earlier today.
The Iranian taekwondokas lost to China to become the vice-champion.
The national Iranian mixed-gender taekwondo team consisted Amir Muhammad Bakhshi, Erfan Nazemi, Kimia Hemmati and Melika Mirhusseini with Vahid Abdollahi as their coach.