Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Karate - Men's +75kg Kumite - Medal Ceremony - Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan - August 7, 2021. Gold medallist Sajad Ganjzadeh of Iran bites his medal. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) Iran‘s Sajad Ganjzadeh won the gold medal in the men’s karate kumite competition in the +75kg category on Saturday after his opponent, Saudi Arabia’s Tareg Hamedi, was disqualified.

A kick from Hamedi knocked out Ganjzadeh, who was carried away on a stretcher.

Turkey’s Ugur Aktas and Japan’s Ryutaro Araga took the bronze medals.

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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