Iran takes seven golds at WT President's Cup - Asia Para-Taekwondo. IRAN TAEKWONDO FEDERATION

The 2024 WT President's Cup - Asia was held in Tehran from 16-20 February. Iranian athletes including Amir Mohammad Haghighatshenas (men's K44 -70kg), Saeid Sadeghianpour (men's K44 -63kg) put on an impressive display, winning seven of the 10 gold medals in the Para-Taekwondo competition.

Korea's Jeonghun Joo (men's K44 - 80kg), Thailand's Khwansuda Phuangkitcha (women's K44 -47kg) and Individual Neutral Athlete Elena Savinskaya (women's K44 -65kg) were the other gold medallists in Tehran. Haghighatshenas surprised World and European champion Imamaddin Khalilov of Azerbaijan with a 16-1 to win the gold medal on home soil. In the women's competition, local fighter Fatemeh Dodangeh surprised Asian Para Games silver medallist Surenjav Ulambayar of Mongolia to win her second title at the event, while Phuangkitcha took gold in the women's K44 -47kg category after Mexico's star athlete Claudia Romero lost in the semi-finals.