Iran’s Niadoost Wins Bronze at Asian Athletics Championships
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Moslem Niadoost from Iran claimed a bronze medal at the men’s 1500m final of the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Friday.
Niadoost came third with a time of 3:48.53 in the event.
The gold medal went to Ajay Kumar Saroj who clocked 3:45.85.
Jamal Hairane from Qatar claimed the silver medal with a time of 3:46.90.
Iran’s discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi, shot putter Ali Samari and sprinter Hassan Taftian have previously won three gold medals in the competition.
The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships are the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. It is underway from 6 July to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.