Doha 2019: Iran’s Hadadi finishes seventh

Monday, 30 September 2019 22:02 Tehran Times
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Doha 2019: Iran’s Hadadi finishes seventh

TEHRAN – Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi finished in seventh place at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on Monday.

He came seventh in the men’s discus with a throw of 65. 6m.

Sweden celebrated its first world gold medal in six years as Daniel Stahl won the gold medal with 67. 59m.

Jamaican Fedrick Dacres earned a silver, throwing 66. 94m.

The bronze medal went to Austrian Lukas Weißhaidinger who threw 66. 82m.

The prestigious event is being held in Doha, Qatar from Sept. 27 to Oct. 6 at the renovated multi-purpose Khalifa International Stadium.

A total of 1972 participants comprise 1054 men and 918 women from 210 teams are in action at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in the Qatari capital.