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Iranian athlete seizes silver medal in World champs

Kermanshah, July 17, IRNA Iranian shot put player Mehran Nekouie Majd snatched silver medal in World Para Athletics Championships London 2017, an official said on Monday.

Nekouie Majd with 15.15 meter record ranked second in F35 category, Head of Iranian squad Ezatollah Parnian told IRNA.

He went on to say that China representative recording 15.30 meter stood on the first place and Iranian athlete Ali Asghar Javanmardi with 15.13 meter ranked third.

The 2017 London Championships is underway with the attendance of over 1,000 athletes until July 23.

Iranian squad with 20 athletes participated in the event.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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