Asia Para Games: Discus Thrower Malekpour Bags Gold

INCHEON (Tasnim) – Mohammad Ali Malekpour won the gold medal in the Men's Discus Throw - F54/55 in the 2014 Asia Para Games on Wednesday.

Asia Para Games: Discus Thrower Malekpour Bags Gold

The Iranian athlete won the gold medal with a throw of 36.56meters.

Silver medal went to Jalil Bagheri Jeddi who threw 36.37meters.

Chinese Gang Li claimed the bronze medal with 31.47meters.

Iran has previously won 15 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.

Powerlifter Amir Jafari Arangah seized the gold medal in the Men's -59kg.

Mahnaz Amini claimed a gold medal in the Women's Shot Put - F57.

Younes Seifipour won a gold medal in the Men's Shot Put - F32.

Alireza Mokhtari clinched a gold medal in the Shot Put - F53/54.

Mahnaz Amini grabbed a gold medal in the Women's Javelin Throw - F57.

Danial Souraniyan won a gold medal in the Men's Shot Put - F35/36.

Sadegh Beit Sayah claimed a gold medal in the Men's Discus Throw - F41.

Iran’s football 5-a-side won the title of the 2014 Asia Para Games.

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.

 

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