Iran’s Shot Putter Samari Bags Gold at Asian Athletic Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ali Samari won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Friday.

Iran’s Shot Putter Samari Bags Gold at Asian Athletic Championships

The Iranian athlete went on the podium with a throw of 19.80 meters.

The silver medal went to Indian Tajinder Pal Singh Toor who threw 19.77 meters.

Kazakhstan’s Ivan Ivanov won the bronze medal with a throw of 19.41 meters.

Iran’s Ehsan Haddadi has won a gold medal in discus throw in the competition.

The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships are the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. It is being held from 6 July to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.

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