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Blind Judoka Wins Gold in Uzbek Event

Blind Judoka Wins Gold in Uzbek EventBlind Judoka Wins Gold in Uzbek Event

Iranian heavyweight visually-impaired judoka Mohammad Reza Kheirollahzadeh received a gold medal in the International Blind Sports Federation Judo World Cup in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, October 5-10.

Competing in the +100 kg category, Kheirollahzadeh defeated rivals from Uzbekistan and Brazil and advanced to the final stage, IRNA reported.

In the final match he overpowered a rival from the UK and took the gold.

Tashkent Grand Prix 2017 was underway from October 8 to 10.

 

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