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Iranians bag 5 medals in Asian Rowing Championships

Tehran, Iranian National Canoe and Kayak Team snatched one silver and four bronze medals at 2018 Asian Rowing Championships which is underway in Uzbekistan.

According to Iran's Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation, Omid Ahmadi ranked third and grabbed a bronze medal in �U23 1000m Kayak Single. Ilya Nadernezhad received third place medal in senior 1000m Kayak Single.

Mohammad Nabi Rezaei won a bronze medal in -U23 1000m Canoe Single. Also in senior 1000m Canoe Double, Komeil Khazaee and Abdollah Mashayekh bagged a bronze medal.

In senior 1000m Kayak Double, Ilya Nadernezhad and Alireza Moradi won a silver medal.

In Asian Paracanoe Championships, held in Samarkand, Iranian athletes bagged six gold and two silver medals yesterday and were crowned champions.

The three-day Asian Rowing Championships kicked off on October 20 in Uzbekistan.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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