TEHRAN (Iran News) – Meysam Banitaba and Vahid Jeddi claimed two gold medals on Day 1 of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo World Championships, underway in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The competition has brought 250 athletes from 41 countries together at the Heydar Aliyev Arena.
Banitaba emerged victorious over Turkey’s Abdurrahim Ozalp in the J1 -60kg final match.
Jeddi defeated Ukraine’s Rufat Mahomedov in the final match of the J2 -73kg.
The competition started on Tuesday and will run until Thursday.