Asian Games: Climber Reza Alipour Wins Iran’s 10th Gold Medal
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian climber Reza Alipour claimed a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games on Thursday.
The Iranian climber finished in first place in the Men's Speed.
Zhong Qixin from China won the silver medal and bronze medal went to Indonesian climber Aspar Aspar.
Iranian athletes have already won nine gold medals in the Games.
Saeid Rajabi in +80kg and Mirhashem Hosseini in 63kg have won two gold medals in taekwondo.
Hassan Yazdani (86kg), Alireza Karimi (97kg) and Parviz Hadi (125kg) snatched three gold medals in wrestling freestyle.
Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers Mohammad Ali Geraei in 77kg and Hossein Nouri in 87kg also seized two gold medals.
Wushu practitioners Erfan Ahangarian in the -60kg and Mohsen Mohammadseifi in the -70kg won two gold medals.
The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
The athletes compete in 465 events across 40 sports and 67 disciplines.