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Iran rowing team reaches final round in group A

Tehran, Iranian women's rowing team reached the final round of the Jakarta Asian Games.

Iran's team, made up of Mahsa Javar, Maryam Karami, Nazanin Rahmani, and Maryam Omidi-Parsa, came first and reached the final round of group A.

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

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

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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