Oct 9, 2018, 4:17 PM
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Para discus thrower snatches Asian gold for Iran

Jakarta, Oct 9, IRNA – Iranian discus thrower broke the world record to win the title of Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iranian representative Farzad Sepahvand broke the world record with a 54.61 meter throw and received the gold medal of F43/44-F62/64 mixed class.

Indian throwers finished as first and second runner-ups with 46.64 and 45.41 meter throws.

The Iranian outfit at the 2018 Para Asian Games comprises 209 sportsmen and sportswomen who compete in 18 sports fields.

A total of 2,880 athletes from 41 countries compete in 18 sports in the event in Jakarta on October 6-13.

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