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Iran bags bronze medal in Slovakia World Champs

Tehran, Iranian rock climber Mahdi Alipour received a bronze medal at 2018 FISU World University Sport Climbing Championship which is underway in Slovakia.

Iranian squad consisting of 4 athletes attended the event.

In female category, Kobra Lakzaei Far ranked fifth and Hadis Nazari stood eighth.

Choosing the best athlete of the year was done by the users of the World Games official website. Alipour was elected the best in the second round of the voting.

He also carries the title of Usain Bolt of speed climbing. Usain St Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. He is the first person to hold both the 100 meters and 200 meters world records since fully automatic time became mandatory.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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