Two Iranian Hammer Throwers Book Olympics Berths

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

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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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