Oct 8, 2018, 3:05 PM
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Blind athlete receives Iran's 2nd bronze medal in Asia Para

Jakarta, Oct 8, IRNA – Iranian blind athlete Reza Gholami received his country's second bronze medal in Judo on Monday.

Gholami won the medal in the 66kg weight category. He defeated a Chinese athlete in less than a minute in his last match.

Meysam Bani-Taba, another Iranian athlete, had won a bronze medal in the -60 weight category.

The 3rd Asian Para Games opened in Jakarta on October 6 with a spectacular 'We Are One' opening ceremony performance.

Some 3,000 athletes from 43 countries and regions in Asia are competing in the games on Oct. 6-13. The competitions feature 18 sports, including track and field, swimming, badminton, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair volleyball, and chess.

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