TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Taekwondo practitioner Ghazal Soltani of Iran won a silver medal in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games.
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She lost to Turkey's Rukiye Yildirim in the final match of the Women's -49 kg.
The bronze medals were won by Azerbaijan's Patimat Abakarova and Nezha Elaasal of Morocco.
The 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games are being held in Konya, Turkey, from August 09 to 18, 2022. It is a multinational, multi-sport event that is played between the athletes from the nations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
With an exception of the 2010 Games, it has taken place every four years since its debut in 2005 at Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The Islamic Solidarity Games are organized and directed by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, but for the first time in history, the event is organized by the Turkish Olympic Committee.