Dec 16, 2017, 3:38 PM
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Iran athletes bag gold in UAE Para Games

Khorramabad, Dec 16, IRNA – Iranian athletes received gold medals in the 3rd Asian Youth Para Games which was held in Dubai, UAE.

Amir Hossein Alipour and Erfan Rezaie snatched gold medals in discus throw and F33 javelin throw fields.

The event was held on Dec 10-13 with the attendance of 800 athletes from Iran, the UAE, Bahrain, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, Palestine, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.

Iranian squad with 118 medals ranked second and 85 of medals were snatched by disabled athletes.

The medals comprised of 39 gold, 44 silver and 35 bronze medals in the event.

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