Iran Claims Six More Gold Medals in AIMAG
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian sportsmen won six more gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) on Thursday.
Ahmad Mirzapour in the Men's Pahlavani +90kg, Mohammad Naderi in the Men's Pahlavani -70kg and Arash Mohebi in the Men's Pahlavani -90kg claimed three gold medals.
Moreover, Muaythai fighters Ali Zarinfar in the Men's -60kg, Keivan Soleymani in the Men's -75kg and Majid Hashembeigi in the Men's -81kg bagged three gold medals.
Hassan Taftian in the Men’s 60m, Ju-jitsu fighter Masoud Jalilvand, Men's Team Sprint and taekwondo fighters Mahdi Eshaghi (Men’s -54kg), Mahdi Jalali (Men’s -74kg), Soroush Ahmadi (Men's -63kg), Saeid Rajabi (Men's -87kg), Erfan Nazemi (Men's -80kg) and Parisa Javadi Kouchaksaraei (Women's -62kg) and Behzad Vahdani in Kurash Men's -60kg had already won 10 gold medals in the event.
The 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games kicked off in Turkmenistan’s capital on Saturday.
More than 6,000 athletes and team officials are representing 65 countries in the games.