Islamic Solidarity Games: Iran’s Para Athlete Mohammadyari Wins Gold Medal
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Ali Mohammadyari claimed a gold medal in the men's discus throw F56 at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku on Wednesday.
Mohammadyari won the gold medal with a throw of 43.08m.
His fellow Alireza Ghalenaseri snatched the silver medal in the event, throwing 42.70m.
The bronze medal went to Olokhan Musayev from Azerbaijan.
More than 3,000 athletes from 54 countries of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation are competing in 21 sports at the Games.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.