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Iran athlete wins Javelin throw bronze medal in Asia Para

Jakarta, Iranian javelin thrower Ali Omidi received the bronze medal in Asia Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Omidi received the bronze medal in the combined class of F42-44/61-64.

He could throw the javelin 58.98 meters. Indian and Sri Lankan athletes received the gold and silver medals.

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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