Iran’s Haghi Wins Bronze in Asian Cycling Championships

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Alireza Haghi of Iran claimed a bronze medal at the 2016 Asian Cycling Championships in Oshima, Japan on Thursday.

Hong-Kong’s Cheung King-lok seized the gold medal after he finished the men’s time trial in one hour and 15.50 seconds beating second place Choe Hyeon-min of South Korea by seven seconds in the 44.8-kilometre race.

The third place went to Alireza Haghi of Iran, who finished 10 seconds behind Cheung.

Iran’s Amir Hossein Jamshidian won a silver medal on Wednesday in the men’s under-23 time trial.

A total of 27 countries are taking part at the Championships, which includes both Para and able-bodied competitions.

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