(Persia Digest) – Karateka Bahman Asgari in the -75kgs category has become the Asian Games gold medalist to bring the number of gold medals for the Iranian contingency to 15.
Asgari beat Adel Raouf Al Turkistani from Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the finals to take the top platform.
Pegah Zangeneh received the bronze medal in the women’s -68kgs category.
As of now, Iran’s Karate team have earned 2 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals. Zabihollah Purshib is Iran’s last karateka to compete this afternoon in the -84kgs category.
The Iranian contingency in Jakarta have taken a total 15 gold, 14 silver, and 13 bronze medals at the Asian Games so far. They rank 14th on the table in a close toe-to-toe with Indonesia.
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