Kimia Alizadeh missed the 2018 Asian Games due to a torn ACL and underwent surgery in September.
“For someone who has undergone surgery several times, it is very difficult to return to the sport once again” Coach Mahroo Komrani said.was reported as saying by the Tehran Times the last year.
Now, she is ready to participate at the Iran taekwondo championship, slated for Aug. 8.
Kimia Alizadeh won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. This made her the first Iranian woman to win a medal at the Olympic Games.
Among other important results, Alizadeh won a gold medal in the women’s 63-kg class at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.