UK Denies Iran Taekwondo Team Visa for World Grand Prix

The UK has not issued visas for the Iranian taekwondo athletes for the World Taekwondo Grand Prix III.

Female taekwondo athletes Nahid Kiani in the -57 kg and Akram Khodabandeh in +67 kg, headed by Minoo Maddah, were supposed to compete in the event in Manchester.

Male athletes Armin Hadipour and Mahdi Hajmoosaei in the -58 kg, Soroush Ahmadi in the -68 kg, Mirhashem Hosseini in the -80 kg, and Alireza Nadalian and Sajad Mardani in the +80 kg, headed by Bijan Moghanloo, missed the tournament.

The World Taekwondo Grand Prix III is being held in Manchester, England, from October 20 to 23.

Over 250 athletes representing 50 nations compete at the Manchester Regional Arena across three thrilling days of action.

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