Iran Women and Men teams grab titles at World Cadet Taekwondo Championships

Iran showed its supremacy in taekwondo as it clinched both the overall male and female titles at the 1st WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships, which wrapped up in Baku, Azerbaijan on July 27, 2014.

The inaugural WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships, which were for the youth aged between 12 and 14, took place at the National Gymnastic Arena in downtown Baku, drawing a total of 574 athletes from 65 countries.

n the male division, Iran took home three gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal for a total of 82 points for the top honors. Russia came next with one gold and three silvers for a total of 53 points, followed by Korea with three golds for 45 points. The United States stood at fourth with one gold and one bronze for 41 points, while Mexico followed with one silver and two bronzes for 36 points.

In the female category, Iran grabbed four golds and one silver for a total of 74 points, followed by Turkey with two golds and five bronzes for 62 points. Chinese Taipei came next with two golds and two bronzes for 49 points, followed by Russia with two silvers and four bronzes for 49 points. France stood at fifth with two silvers and one bronze for 38 points.

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