Yang Shu-Chun and Bagheri win at the Test Event for London 2012.
|?? Shu-chun, Yang shakes hands with the President of WTF, Chouen-won Cho.|
No surprises. Taekwondo stars of Chinese Taipei and Iran, Yang Shu-Chun and Mohammad Motamed Bagher irespectively, were the winners on the first day of the Test Event for the London 2012 Olympic Games hosted in the same city.
Taiwanese star Yang Shu-Chun (-49kg) earned the gold medal after fighting a final against French YasminaAziez with a 4-2.
One of the strongest athletes in this weight category, Croatian Lucija Zaninovic, was defeated 4-9 in the quarterfinals by French Maeiva Coutant, who lost in the semifinals against Yang Shu-Chun with a tight 2-3.
In the male -68kg category, Mohammad Motamed Bagheri passed the semifinals with an impressive 21-3 and took the gold medal after winning 6-4 against Swedish Milad Ashna.
The last day of the Test Event consists of female +67kg and male -80kg competitions.
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