Iran’s Kazemi Wins Silver at Kayak Single (K1) 500m Women

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Hediye Kazemi claimed a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games on Thursday.

She came second at the Kayak Single (K1) 500m Women with a time of 2:02.280.

Gold medal went to Chinese rower Li Yue who clocked 1:59.468.

South Korea's Lee Sun-ja (2:02.532) took bronze medal.

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. The event is underway 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.

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