Three Iranian athletes claimed three gold medals at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, India.
Discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi won a gold medal with a best throw of 64.54m while Malaysia’s Muhammad Irfan took the silver with 60.96m.
The bronze medal went to Vikas Gowda from India with a best effort of 60.81m.
Ali Samari won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put with a throw of 19.80 meters.
The silver medal went to Indian Tajinder Pal Singh Toor who threw 19.77 meters.
Kazakhstan’s Ivan Ivanov won the bronze medal with a throw of 19.41 meters.
Hassan Taftian seized Iran’s third gold medal in the Men’s 100 meters, clocking 10.25 secs. He defeated defending champion of Qatar Femi Seun who came second with 10.26 secs.
Yang Chun-han from Chinese Taipei claimed the bronze medal with a time of 10.31secs.
Moslem Niadoost from Iran claimed a bronze medal at the men’s 1500m final.
Niadoost came third with a time of 3:48.53 in the event.
The gold medal went to Ajay Kumar Saroj who clocked 3:45.85. Jamal Hairane from Qatar claimed the silver medal with a time of 3:46.90.
The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships are the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. It got underway from 6 July to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.