Iran karate fighters rank 1st in kumite category
Some 1,117 karate fighters from 140 countries participated in the event.
During the first match, Saleh Abazari was overpowered 2-0.
Meanwhile, Bahman Asgari who had earlier received a gold medal in -75 kg weight category was defeated by Turkish rival.
The third Iranian representative Zabihollah Pourshib hit the rival 2-0.
During the 4th match, Mahdi Khodabakhshi drew 2-2.
Finally, Iran's Sajjad Ganjzadeh hit Turkish fighter 4-0.