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Iranian swimmer bags 2nd gold at Asian Para Games

Jakarta, Iranian swimmer who had snatched the first gold medal for Iran's caravan in 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia, chalked up another win on Monday.

Swimming men's 100m freestyle S10, Shahin Izadyar competed against athletes from India, Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Thailand, clocked a time of 57.15 seconds and snatched his second gold medal.

It was the Iranian Para-swimmer's second gold medal in the competitions. Earlier, he had grabbed another gold medal in 100m butterfly S10.

The 3rd Asian Para Games, hosted by Jakarta, are being held on October 8-16, with 2,880 athletes from 41 countries competing against each other.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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