Iranian Para Shooter Javanmardi to Make Long-awaited Debut

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Rio gold medalists Sareh Javanmardi will participate in the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup.

More than 100 athletes from around 20 countries will return to the shooting range for the third World Shooting Para Sport World Cup of the year from Friday in Osijek, Croatia.

Javanmardi will make a long-awaited season debut since making history at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Paralympic.org wrote.

The 32-year-old became Iran’s first female Paralympic champion in shooting Para sport when she bagged two gold medals in the P2 (women’s 10m air pistol SH1) and P4 (mixed 50m pistol SH1) – both events which she will compete in Osijek.

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