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Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe

Tehran, Representatives of Iran grabbed six gold and two silver medals at the U-23 Asian championships, which is underway in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

In VL3 category, Shahla Behrouzi Rad received a gold medal.

Nader Eyvazi in KL3 and Roya Soltani in VL2 category snatched gold medal.

Amin Aghandeh in KL3 category earned a silver medal.

Paracanoe is canoeing for athletes with a range of physical disabilities. The Paralympics version of the sport is governed by the International Canoe Federation, and a va'a-specific variant is governed by the International Va'a Federation.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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