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30th Fajr Open 2019 (G-1): Local athletes reign with 9 titles

30th Fajr Open 2019 (G-1): Local athletes reign with 9 titles

30th Fajr International Open
7-8 March 2019
G-1 category event
Kish Island, Iran


The 30th edition of the Fajr Open was held in Kish Island with 252 Taekwondo players from 16 countries involved in the Men’s category and 18 nations in the Women’s class. Local fighters stood out in the overall event after collecting a total of 9 gold medals out of the 15 divisions in competition.

Uzbekistan grabbed 3 titles and finished in second place of the medal count, while Kazakhstan clinched 2 golds as the other nation to make it to the top of the podium. In Female’s, Iran reigned with 3 titles, with Uzbekistan also tasting gold in 3 occasions, while Kazakhstan managed to step on the highest step on the podium once.

The Men’s awards of the event were given to the most outstanding athletes in competition during the 2 days of competition. These were the fortunate ones:

– Ethics cup: Oman
– Best supervisor: Zoraier Makinian (Armenia)
– Best coach: Alimohammad Beshagh (Kish free zone)
– Best player: Sergi Vardazarian (Armenia)
– Best referee: Alimohammad Baj, Ahmad Khodaei and Mehrdad Haghighi

Male – Final Podiums

Weight -54kg

1.Hosein Lotfi ( IRI )
2.Hamidreza Sadree (IRI- Kish free zone)
3.Samat Tamirkhan ( Kazakhestan )

Weight -58kg

1.Mohammadhassan Palangafkan ( IRI – Sarmad insurance )
2.Mohammadsadegh Dehghani ( Iran )
3.Mohsen Rezaee ( Afghanestan ) , Hoda Nafati ( Tunisia )

Weight -63kg

1.Soroosh Ahmadi ( IRI- kish free zone )
2.Kazibak Baktiarouli ( Kazakhestan )
3.Hamidreza Hadian ( IRI – Sarnad Insurance )

Weight -68kg

1.Sergi Vardazarian ( Armania )
2.Noor Soltan Mamauof ( Kazakhestan )
3.Arian Mohammadi (IRI-Sarmad insurance) – Mohammadmehdi Emadi (IRI-Kish free zone)

Weight -74kg

1.Amirmohammad Bakhshi (IRI-Sarmad insurance)
2.Mirhashem Hoseini(IRI-Kish free zone)
3.Nikita Ravauvich (UZB) – Abdol Samad (KAZ)

Weight -80kg

1.Erfan Nazemi(IRI-Kish Free Zone)
2.Sokhrat Salaef (UZB)
3.Maxim Rafaloeech (UZB) – Mahdi Jalali (IRI-Sarmad Insurance)

Weight -87kg

1.Esmaeel Devisbauo(KAZ)
2.Ali Najafi (IRI-Sarmad Insurance)
3.Aliakbar Amiri ( IRI ) – Arsen Gerevgorian ( ARM )

Weight +87kg

1.Sajad Mardani (IRI-Kish Free Zone)
2.Saied Rajabi (IRI-Sarmad Insurance)
3.Visam Daheer Habib (IRQ) – Karar Hazeem (IRI)


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