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KARATE GOLD MEDAL GLORY FOR QUENTIN MAHAUDEN (BEL), ANNIKA SAELID (NOR) AND NAVID MOHAMMADI (IRI) ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: KARATE GOLD MEDAL GLORY FOR QUENTIN MAHAUDEN (BEL), ANNIKA SAELID (NOR) AND NAVID MOHAMMADI (IRI) ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE:​​ 18 October, 2018
LOCATION:​​ Buenos Aires, ArgentinaLANGUAGE:​​ English, French, Persian

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STORY SCRIPT: ​​Three Karate gold medals were awarded on the final day of the Youth

Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

Quentin Mahauden of Belgium won the men’s Kumite -68kg gold beating Moroccan athlete Yassine Sekouri 1-0 in the final bout.

Rosario Ruggiero of Italy and Abilmansur Batyrgali of Kazakhstan won a bronze medal each.

There was gold for Norway in the Women’s Lumite +59kg when Annika Saelid beat Sakura Sawashima of Japan 3-0. Sawashima had to settle for silver while Lauren Salisbury of Great Britain and Negin Altooni of Iran both won bronze medals.

The final Karate content of the Youth Olympic Games was for the men’s Kumite +68kg. Navid Mohammadi of Iran beat Nabil Ech-Chaabi of Morocco to win the gold medal with Sean Crean of Ireland and Enes Bulut of Turkey each winning bronze.

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