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Iran move up to 2018 Asian Para Games third place

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Iran move up to 2018 Asian Para Games third place

TEHRAN – Iranian sportspersons claimed 13 more gold medals on Wednesday and moved two places up to third at the 2018 Asian Para Games.

Iranian para athletes won five more gold medals.

Mahdi Olad took a gold at the men's discus throw F11 with a throw of 42. 37m as well as setting an Asian record.

Indian Ghangas Monu came second with 35. 89m and the bronze medal went to Iranian thrower Aria Lotfi with 34. 14m.

Hashemiyeh Motaghian won a gold at the women's discus throw F56/57, throwing 21. 17m and she set an Asian record.

Famini from Indonesia snatched the silver with a throw of 19. 67.

The bronze medal went to Chinese Yuxin Tian who threw 26. 92m.

Alireza Mokhtari Hamami earned a gold medal at the men's shot put F53. He seized the gold with 8. 73m as well as setting an Asian record.

His countryman Asadollah Azimi won a silver with 8. 35m.

The bronze medal went to Iraqi Alaa Abdulsalam with 7. 46m.

Aref Baharvand snatched a gold at the men's shot put F36, throwing 12. 57m.

The silver medal went to Mohammed Al Kaabi from the UAE with 12. 40m and Ivan Zaleznyak from Kazakhstan won a bronze medal, throwing 11. 69m.

Mahnaz Amini took a gold at the women's javelin throw F57 with a throw of 25. 68m as well as setting an Asian record.

Uzbekistan’s Mokhilgul Khamdamova seized the silver with 24. 9m and Vietnamese Nguyen Hai Thi claimed the bronze with 23. 06m.

Archer Mohammadreza Zandi won a gold at the men's individual - W1 Open after beating Ji Li from China 130-127 in the final match.

Iran’s Majid Kakoosh defeated South Korean Hongjo Park from 141-140 and won the bronze medal.

Judo athletes Vahid Nouri and Ehsan Mousanezhad gained two gold medals.

Nouri defeated his Uzbek opponent Shukhrat Boboev in the final match of the men's up to 90. 00 kg and snatched a gold.

Mousanezhad also beat Korean judoka Gwanggeun Choi in the final of the men's up to 100. 00 kg.

Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh won a silver after being defeated by Uzbekistan’s Shirin Sharipov in the final match of the men's over 100. 0 kg.

Meysam Banitaba in the men's up to 60. 00 kg, Reza Gholami in the men's up to 66. 00 kg and Omid Jafari in the men's up to 81. 00 kg won three bronze medals.

Shahin Izadyar won two more gold medals at swimming. He earned a gold at the men's 50M freestyle S10. Kazakh swimmers Sergey Kinakh (00:26. 87) and Dmitriy Li (00:26. 89) came second and third respectively.

Earlier on the day, he had won a gold medal at the men's 100M breaststroke SB9.

Izadyar had previously claimed three gold medals at the men's 100M butterfly S10, men's 100M freestyle S10 and men's 200M individual medley SM10.

Chess players Omid Karimi and Atefeh Naghavi Mandi took two gold medals in the Games.

Karimi finished in first place in the men's individual standard VI - B2/B3.

Naghavi Mandi also won a gold medal in the women's individual standard VI - B2/B3.

Iran’s women's team standard VI - B2/B3 seized a gold as well.

Furthermore, Fariba Zendehboudi snatched a silver medal at the women's individual standard VI - B2/B3.

Leila Zarezadeh grabbed a bronze medal at the women's individual standard VI - B1.

Fatemeh Barghoul gained the bronze at the women's individual standard VI - B2/B3.

Iran’s men's team standard VI - B1, men's team standard VI - B2/B3 and women's team standard VI - B1 won three silver medals.

Iran currently sit in third place with 30 gold, 23 silver and 27 bronze medals.

Chia lead the medal table winning 105 gold, 53 silver and 39 bronze medals.

South Korea are second with 38 gold, 31 silver and 26 bronze medals.

 

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