Dec 16, 2017, 11:08 AM
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Iranian student runner-up in Asian Para Games

Karaj, Dec 16, IRNA – Iranian student Ali Asgarianzadeh stood second in the long jump field at the 3rd Asian Youth Para Games which was held in Dubai, UAE.

In T42-46 category, Asgarianzadeh with 833 points defeated all his rivals and ranked second.

The 3rd Asian Youth Para Games was held on December 8-14 in UAE. The Iranian squad with 114 athletes participated in 7 sports fields.

The long jump (historically called the broad jump) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. Along with the triple jump, the two events that measure jumping for distance as a group are referred to as the 'horizontal jumps'.

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