(Persia Digest)- At the end of the 14th World Wushu Championships, the Iranian National Team became world champions for the very first time.
The 14th World Wushu Championships took place in the city of Kazan in Russia, where the Iranian team bagged eight gold medals, one silver, and two bronze.
Elaheh Mansurian, Shahrbanu Mansurian, and Maryam Hashemi made up the women’s team in the Sanda section, winning three gold medals at the international championships.
In the men’s Sanda, Mohsen Seifi, Yusef Sabri, Moein Taghavi, and Milad ‘Arefi-Magham also bagged gold medals, and Hamidreza Gholipur won the silver medal of the games.
The Iran team became world Wushu champions for the first time with 7 gold medals in Sanda, one gold medal in Taolu duel routine, and two bronze in Taolu, thus breaking 13 seasons of consecutive wins by the Chinese team.
The Chinese team took second place with 7 golds, and Russia stood third with 2 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronze.