Iranian discus throwers collect three medals: Asian Games

Iranian discus throwers Alireza Mokhtari, Asadollah Azimi and Rashid Masjedi claimed three medals in the 2022 Asian Para Games on Monday.

Mokhtari seized the gold with a throw of 22.38 meters in the Men's Discus Throw-F53 Final, followed by Azimi with 21.57 meters and Masjedi with 20.71 meters, Tehran Times reported.

A total of 128 male athletes represent Iran in 16 events and 82 female athletes compete in 11 events.

Iran finished in third place in the 2018 Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iran’s slogan in the 2022 Asian Para Games is “Faith, Iran, Honor” and the name of the delegation is “Children of Iran”.

Hangzhou 2022 takes place from Oct. 22 to 28. An estimated 3,000 athletes compete across 22 sports.

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