Dagestani taekwondo practitioners win medals at European Para-Taekwondo Championship among visually impaired

Makhachkala, November 9, 2015. Dagestani sportsmen Shamil Isakov and Artem Bagarov have become medalists at European Para-Taekwondo Championship, which took place in Yerevan on October 30 to November 2, the athletes’ coach Ramiz Pakhrudinov says.

"Both of our athlete met in the finals of the weight category up to 80 kg, - Pakhrudinov says. - As a result, Shamil, representing Makhachkala taekwondo school, displayed better results than Artem from Khasavyurt sport school named after Shamil Umahanov. Before the decisive fight, both Dagestani taekwondo practitioners had held two battles, completing them ahead of time."

According to Pakhrudinov, the Russian combined team, due to the scores won by Dagestani sportsmen, took the first place in team offset.

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