Hadi Saei of Iran wins men's 80kg taekwondo gold
2008-08-22 12:36:34 GMT 2008-08-22 20:36:34 (Beijing Time) Xinhua
Mauro Sarmiento (blue) of Italy fights with Hadi Saei of Iran during the men's 80kg gold medal match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games taekwondo event in Beijing, China, Aug. 22, 2008. Hadi Saei won the match and gained the gold medal. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)
BEIJING, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hadi Saei from Iran claimed the men's 80kg taekwondo title at the Beijing Olympics, beating Mauro Sarmiento from Italy in the final.
The bronze medals went to Steven Lopez from the United States and Zhu Guo from China.