Sep 10, 2018, 1:53 PM
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Iranian shooter bags gold at World Shooting Champs

Tehran, Sept 10, IRNA – Iranian shooter Amir Mohammad Nekounam received a gold medal in three-position rifle at the 52nd World Shooting Championship, which is underway in South Korea.

Hungarian and Chinese rivals snatched silver and bronze medals respectively.

The Iranian squad has so far received three silver medals in mix, air pistol, team and individual categories.

The 52nd World Shooting Championship is underway with the attendance of 1,804 athletes from 90 countries in Changwon, South Korea.

The ISSF World Shooting Championship is one of the five prestigious sports events along with the Summer and Winter Olympics, the FIFA World Cup and a global sports festival for all people in the world.

The 52nd World Shooting Championship is underway in Changwon in 2018 will catch all global citizens' attention as it's the second time for Korea to host the competition since the Seoul World Shooting Championship in 1978.


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