Iran’s Taftian Takes Gold at Forbach Event

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian sprinter Hassan Taftian claimed a gold medal at the Forbach event in France on Sunday.

Iran’s Taftian Takes Gold at Forbach Event

Taftian finished in first place in the 100 meters event with a time of 10.19 seconds.

Arthur Cisse from Ivory Coast won the silver medal, clocking 10.23 seconds.

Bronze medal went to French sprinter Meba-Mickael Zeze with 10.25 seconds.

Taftian had won a gold medal in mid-May at the 34th International Montgeron Athletics Meeting.

The Iranian sprinter trains under guidance of his coach French Guy Ontanon to prepare for Jakarta Asian Games.

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