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Tokyo Paralympics: Pourrahnama wins silver at Taekwondo

In Taekwondo’s debut at the Paralympics, 4-time world champion Mehdi Pourrahnama secured Iran’s 9th silver of the Games, after going down 26-20 to Garcia Lopez of Mexico in the final of the minus 75 kg K-44 class.

The bronze was jointly shared by two taekwondokas from South Korea and Argentina. Iran is now 13th in the medals table with a tally of 20 medals.

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