Iran strikes five medals at Asian Indoor Athletics Championships

2/2/2018 12:57:00 PM

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian sportsmen and sportswomen have presented sparkling performances at the eighth edition of the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships in Iran, and collected five medals.

On Thursday and the opening day of the tournament at Aftab-e Enghelab Sport Complex in the Iranian capital city of Tehran, Iranian high jumper Sepideh Tavakoli got a silver medal by registering 1.80 meters in the women’s final contest.Nadiya Dusanova from Uzbekistan struck the yellow metal of the same heat with 1.87 meters.

Kazakhstan’s Nadezhda Dubovitskaya settled for the bronze medal, having recorded 1.80 meters.Later in the day, Hossein Kayhani participated in the men’s 3,000-meter race contests, and finished in the first place to collect the gold medal.

Source: Press TV

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