The Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships took place in Amman ©JOC

Iran dominated the Asian Junior Taekwondo Championships in Amman by claiming 10 gold medals in Jordan's capital.

Their haul meant the Middle Eastern nation claimed half of all the titles contested at Prince Hamzah Hall.

Winners included Ali Tavakoli Dinani in the men's under-51 kilograms and Amir Bakhtiari in the men's under-59kg.

Mobina Kalivand won the women's under-42kg class, Ghazal Soltani the women's under-52kg and Anahita Tavakoli the women's under-68kg.

Alireza Hosseinpour won the men's under-48kg class with Amirhossein Bahrabadi taking top honours in the men's under-73kg.

Ali Najafi Androd and Negar Esmaeili won the men's over-78kg and women's under-44kg respectively with Yalda Valinejad triumphing in the women's under-63kg.

South Korea and China were the next best performers as they collected a hat-trick of gold medals apiece.

The Koreans topped the podium through Park Tae-joon in the men's under-45kg, Nam Min-seo in the women's under-59kg and Jin Ho-jun in the men's under-63kg.

Fahed Sbeihi won a home gold medal for Jordan ©JOC
Fahed Sbeihi won a home gold medal for Jordan ©JOC

China's winners were Xiaolu Wang in the women's under-46kg, Yangrui Wang in the women's under-55kg and Wenzhe Mu in the women's over-68kg.

Uzbekistan won a pair of titles with Ulugbek Rashitov the champion in the men's under-55kg and Jasurbek Djaysunov prevailing in the men's under-68kg.

Hosts Jordan were not to be denied a gold medal on home soil as Fahed Sbeihi won the men's under-78kg category.

The other nation to reach top spot were Chinese Taipei after Lin Wei-chun's success in the women's under-49kg.

Amman will now host the Asian Cadet Taekwondo Championships over the next two days.