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Kickboxing included at Iran Sport Talents Olympiad

Date : 15 Jul 2019

Tehran, Iran, July 14, 2019: Kickboxing has been included on the programme at next month’s Iran 2nd Sport Talents Olympiad in Tehran.

The Asian Kickboxing Confederation announced that the sport, to be held in five weight categories, will be held under the auspices of the Iran Kickboxing Association.

Sport Talents Olympiad is a multi-sports event organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sport in Iran in age categories of 13-16 years with the specific aim of identifying young talent.

The kickboxing competition will be held in full contact style in Ring Division for the age of 16 only and in styles of point fighting, light contact and kick light in Tatami Division for the ages of 13, 14 and 15.

The Olympiad will be held from August 21-26.

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