Iranian Boxers Win Silver in Asiad
- October, 03, 2014 - 21:14
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian boxers claimed two silver medals in the 2014 Asian Games underway in Incheon, South Korea.
Ali Mazaheri was defeated against Anton Pinchuk from Kazakhstan 3-0 in the men’s 91kg and snatched the silver medal.
Jasem Delavari also lost to Ivan Dychko from Kazakhstan 3-0 in the men's super heavy weight and claimed the silver medal.
Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games, the world's second-biggest multi-sport event after the summer Olympics, with 439 gold medals in 36 sports up for grabs.
Iran has participated in the games with 276 athletes in 22 sports.