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Iran reaches Kayak sprint finals in Asian games

Jakarta, Iran advanced to 2018 Asian games Men's 500m Kayak Four sprint finals on Wednesday.

Iran's 500m Kayak Four team stood in the second place in group 1 of the preliminary round after Kazakhstan and advanced to finals.

Ranked 4th in the total results, Iran will compete in Men's 500m Kayak Four final round on Thursday.

Iran has bagged 17 gold, 16 silver and 16 bronze medals currently and stands in the 5th place in the medals table.

The Iranian outfit at the 2018 Asian Games comprises 280 sportsmen and 98 sportswomen who will compete in 42 sports fields.

The 2018 Asian Games kicked off on August 18 and will wrap up on September 2 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Over 11,000 athletes from 45 Asian countries attended the competition.

The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event underway in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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