Khalvandi Wins Iran’s First Medal at IPC Athletics World Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Mohammad Khalvandi of Iran claimed Iran’s first gold medal at the IPC Athletics World Championships underway in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday.

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The London 2012 gold medallist seized the gold medal of men’s javelin F57 with a throw of 43.76m.

Syria’s Mohamad Mohamad (41.85m) took silver, one place ahead of Brazil’s Claudiney Batista dos Santos (41.70m).

Iran’s Sajad Mohammadian (shot put F42), Ali Mohammadyari (discus throw F56 ) and Saman Pakbaz (shot put F12) have previously won three silver medals and Mohsen Kaedi claimed a bronze medal at javelin F34.

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