(Persia Digest) - The 7th World Junior Wushu Championship in Brazil has ended with Iran taking the championship.

On the final day of the tournament, nine male and female Wushu practitioners from Iran's Wushu Sanda team, who had reached the finals in their weight classes, all won gold medals by overcoming their opponents.

Accordingly, in a historic night in Brazil, Iran’s junior team, in addition to achieving the title in Sanda, won 11 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze medals in both Taolu and Sanda to become the tournament’s champion for the first time.


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It is for the first time that a team other than China becomes the world's champion in both Sanda and Taolu.

Hong Kong became runner-up with 10 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze medals. The United States finished in third place after winning 8 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals. Malaysia and China also ranked fourth and fifth.

The tournament was held in the city of Brasilia with the participation of 400 Wushu practitioners from 45 countries.

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