Dec 12, 2017, 4:03 PM
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Iran female javelin thrower bags gold in Asian Para Games

Karaj, Dec 12, IRNA – A female Iranian disabled javelin thrower snatched a gold medal in the 3rd Asian Youth Para Games which is underway in Dubai, UAE.

Fatemeh Nasiri received Iran’s first javelin throw medal in the event.

The 2017 Asian Youth Para Games will be underway until December 14.

The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) in length, is thrown. The javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area. Javelin throwing is an event of both the men's decathlon and the women's heptathlon.


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