Two Iranian Hammer Throwers Book Olympics Berths

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Two Iranian hammer throwers booked two berths for the Rio Olympics Games on Sunday.

Two Iranian Hammer Throwers Book Olympics Berths

In the open competition held in Belarus, Kaveh Mousavi finished in second place with a 77.40 meters throw to surpass the Olympic qualification mark.

Pejman Ghalenoei also came third in the event with a throw of 77.18 meters and earned a quota place for Rio Olympics.

Iran will take part in the 2016 Olympic Games track and field with 10 athletes.

The Rio Olympics is slated to be held from August 5 to August 21.

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