(Persia Digest) - The Iranian National Karate Team have finished runners-up in the 2019 Asian Karate Federation senior championship, after collecting a total of 11 medals.

Press TV reports that Iranian male and female karatekas took home 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals in the Kumeeteh and Kata categories in the 16th edition of the games in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Japan claimed the title of the games, having won a gold and a silver medal more than Iran, while the hosts finished 3rd.

The competition had brought together nearly 400 competitors from 33 countries from the 15th of July.

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