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Iranians Top WTF Para-Taekwondo List

Iranians Top WTF Para-Taekwondo ListIranians Top WTF Para-Taekwondo List

Three Iranians top the list of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Para-Taekwondo World Rankings.

The list consists of four classifications, with three male and three female weight categories for a total of 24 divisions.

The top four athletes in each class and division will be seeded in all para-taekwondo World Ranking events. There are currently 97 athletes (78 male 19 female) ranked in 19 divisions.

In this year’s rankings, in male 75kg class Mahdi Pour-Rahnama and Mahmoud Jafarzadeh hold the first and third place respectively, and Asghar Azizi holds the first place in male +75kg class, MNA reported.

World Rankings are vital in ensuring that the very best athletes compete against each other regularly, improving the quality of competition and guaranteeing the very best spectacle for fans.

This will be reflected in the strength of field and quality of sport the global para-sport fan base will be able to enjoy at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, said WTF President Chungwon Choue.