DUSHANBE , June 13, Asia-Plus - Tajik karate fighters have won the 3 rd international karate-do contest in Dushanbe , getting seven golden, nine silver and eight bronze medals.  

The competition ended on June 11.  According to information from the Tajik Karate-do Federation, sportsmen from Afghanistan , Azerbaijan , Belarus , Iran , Russia and Uzbekistan took part in the contest.  Iranian athletes with three golden, one silver and four bronze medals took the second place and karate fighters from the Russian Federation with two golden medals were third in the contest.   

According to information from Tajikistan ’s Karate-do Federation, the contest in Dushanbe was dedicated to Sato Tetsuo, founder of the Sito-Ryu Karate and it was held in Tajikistan for the third time.