Jan 20, 2020, 7:25 PM
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Iranian runner nominate for best athlete in world

Orumiyeh, Jan 20, IRNA – Iranian runner Sadeq Mazaheri has been nominated as the best athlete in the world by the World Athletics.

Speaking to IRNA, head of West Azarbaijan track-and-filed committee Hossein Fahimi said according to World Masters Athletics, Mazaheri together with Somayeh Shams Golpaygani were among nominees.

Mazaheri had earlier received a gold medal of the 400-meter category in Malaysia, he added.

Golpaygani also in the long jump category grabbed a bronze medal.

According to its official website, WMA is aimed at organizing, regulating and administering athletics for masters (women and men of not less than thirty-five years of age), sanctioning World Masters’ Athletic Championships and other international masters athletic competitions, ratifying and registering world masters five-year age-group records and maintain data on other outstanding athletic performances by masters and fostering international friendship, understanding and cooperation through masters athletics.

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