Oct 9, 2018, 3:11 PM
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Iranian female shooter champion of Asian Para Games 2018

Jakarta, Oct 9, IRNA – Iranian female shooter won her second gold medal as well as the title of championship in Asian Para Games 2018.

Sareh Javanmardi grabbed a gold in 50m air pistol last day, on Tuesday won another gold, but this time in 10m air pistol by defeating her rivals from Iraq, Thailand, South Korea, China.

She has also secured a quota place in the Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) by winning a gold medal at world shooting para sport championships.

She had also grabbed two golds at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games and a bronze at London paralympic 2012.

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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