Aug 6, 2017, 3:07 PM
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Iran disabled runner grabs gold medal in Para Athletic Champs

Tehran, Aug 6, IRNA – Iranian disabled runner Mohammad Mashhadian received a gold medal in Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships held in Switzerland.

According to National Paralympics Committee, Mashhadi in 400-meter field hit 52:32 seconds record and ranked first.

Runners from Poland and Brazil ranked second and third respectively.

Iran squad has so far received seven gold, five silver and four bronze medals during three days of the competitions.

Iran, with 24 athletes, participated in the event which was held on August 3-6 in Nottwil, Switzerland.