Aug 27, 2017, 11:23 AM
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Iran rock climber ranks 2nd in Italy World Cup

Qazvin, Aug 27, IRNA – Iranian rock climber Reza Alipour grabbed the second title in Arco Climbing World cup which was held in Italy, a sport official said.

In speed section, Alipour received silver medal, Head of Qazvin Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Committee Gholam Hassan Nekounam told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Due to sliding in final match he stood after Russian rival, Nekounam said.

Alipour with a record of 5.96 seconds advanced final match, according to the Iranian sport official.

The Iranian rock climber is also the winner of two rounds of China's Nanjing and Villars, Switzerland.

Alipour also snatched the gold medal in Poland games.

IFSC Climbing Worldcup (L,S) - Arco (ITA) 2017 was held on August 25-26 in Italy.