Sepideh Tavakoli Wins Iran’s Fourth Gold at Asian Indoor Championships
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sepideh Tavakoli claimed a gold medal in the women’s Long Jump Pentathlon at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships on Saturday.
Aleksandra Yurkevskaya from Uzbekistan won the silver and Turkmenistan’s Lrina Velihanova claimed the bronze medal in the event.
It was Iran’s fourth gold medal in the competitions.
Hossein Keyhani in the men’s 3,000 meters, Hassan Taftian in the men's 60 meters and Ali Samari in the men’s shot put had already won three gold medals for Iran.
The eighth edition of the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships are being held at the Aftab-e Enqelab Sports Complex in Tehran, Iran.
Iranians are competing in the event with 39 athletes.
Competition is due to conclude on Saturday (February 3).