Oct 14, 2018, 4:36 PM
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Iran jumps 8 steps in 2018 Youth Olympic Games medal list

Tehran, Oct 14, IRNA - Iranian squad to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games with 8 medals jumped 8 steps in the medal list.

Russia with thirty-five medals is now on top of the list.

Iranian weightlifter Alireza Yousefi in the weight category of +85kg received the sixth gold medal for the Iranian squad.

Yousefi was also named as the most powerful boy of the games.

Meanwhile, Iranian gymnast Reza Bohloulzade received a bronze medal in Pommel Horses field.

Iranian squad has so far received six gold, one silver and one bronze medals in taekwondo, wrestling, weightlifting and gymnastic fields.

The Iranian sports delegation consists of 49 male and female athletes competing in 17 sporting events.

Fencing, athletics, basketball 3*3 girls, taekwondo, boxing, freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman, weightlifting, riding, karate, judo, swimming, sailing, rowing and canoeing, table tennis, gymnastics, shooting, football and archery are among fields of the event.


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