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Iranian paracanoe team turns champion of Asian paracanoe championships

Tehran, Winning six gold and two silver medals, Iran's paracanoe team finished winner and champion of the U-23 paracanoe event in the Asian Pacific Championships, held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, from October 21-25.

Iran's Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation said Iranian athletes won 35 medals, including 14 gold, 12 silver and nine bronze medals.

The U-23 team of Iran, won five gold, eight silver and four bronze medals to stand second in the list. The youth team also won three gold, two silver and five bronze medals, falling third in the list.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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