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Blind athlete receives Iran’s 2nd bronze medal in Asia Para

Jakarta, Iranian blind athlete Reza Gholami received his country's second bronze medal in Judo on Monday.

Gholami won the medal in the 66kg weight category. He defeated a Chinese athlete in less than a minute in his last match.

Meysam Bani-Taba, another Iranian athlete, had won a bronze medal in the -60 weight category.

The 3rd Asian Para Games opened in Jakarta on October 6 with a spectacular 'We Are One' opening ceremony performance.

Some 3,000 athletes from 43 countries and regions in Asia are competing in the games on Oct. 6-13. The competitions feature 18 sports, including track and field, swimming, badminton, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair volleyball, and chess.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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