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Iranian runner bags bronze in Japan Champs

Tehran, Iranian runner Mahdi Pir Jahan snatched a bronze medal in the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Gifu, Japan

Pir Jahan in 400-meter steeplechase registered a record of 51.18 seconds to rank third.

Japanese rival with a 50.52 seconds record won the game and the Qatari runner took the second place.

The Asian Junior Athletics Championships are the Asian championships open for those falling in the junior age category. It is currently organized by the Asian Athletics Association.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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