Shot Putter Seifipour Earns Gold in Asia Para Games
INCHEON (Tasnim)- Iran’s Younes Seifipour claimed a gold medal in the Men's Shot Put - F32 Final in the 2014 Asia Para Games underway in Incheon, south Korea on Tuesday.
The Iranian athlete claimed a gold medal with a throw of 6.85meters.
Mohammad Nasser won the silver medal with 6.50meters.
Bronze medal went to South Korean Se-Ho Park with 5.44meters.
Iran has previously won nine gold medals in the games.
Vahid Keshtkar claimed a gold medal in the men's 400 m freestyle S13.
Erfan Hosseini won the gold medal in the men's javelin throw F12–13.
Sareh Javanmardi earned the gold medal in the Mixed 50 meter pistol SH1.
Discus thrower Alireza Mokhtari clinched a gold medal in the men’s F51/52/53.
Peyman Nasiri won the gold medal of the Men's 1,500m T20 final.
Sareh Javanmardi claimed a gold medal in the Women's P2-10m Air Pistol-SH1.
Mohammad Alvanpour clinched a gold medal in the Men's Javelin Throw - F55/56.
Amir Jafari Arangah seized the gold medal in weightlifting.
Mahnaz Amini claimed a gold medal in the Women's Shot Put - F57.
The 2014 Asian Para Games started on October 18 in Incheon, South Korea and will last until 24. The games feature around 5,000 athletes competing across 23 sports.