Wen Tzu-yun wins bronze at Karate Dubai Open

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(CNA file photo)

(CNA file photo)

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun won (文姿云) won a bronze medal Sunday in the women's 55-kg event at the Karate Dubai Open 2017, defeating Iran's Barzegarvaskasi Zohreh 3-0.

Wen snatched the medal after cruising past her Macau opponent 5-4, Turkish rival 2-1 and Indonesian opponent during the tournament which opened last Friday.

Wen won a gold medal of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea in 2014 and a bronze medal for 55kg female kumite at the 23rd World Karatedo Championships in 2016. She will set her sights on the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 after the Dubai tournament.

(By Lee Chin-wei and Evelyn Kao)

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