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Iran’s women champion of Asian Canoe Polo champs

Jakarta, Iranian women's Canoe Polo team ranked first 1st in the 18th Asian Games held in Indonesia on Wednesday

Iran defeated Singapore 5-2 in the finals and became champion of 2018 Asian Games Women's Canoe Polo.

It was the first time that Canoe Polo has appeared in Asian Games and was contested as a demonstration sport in the current edition of the games, thus its medals will not be counted in overall medals table.

Iran's Men's Canoe Polo also finished the event standing on the 4th place.

The Iranian outfit at the 2018 Asian Games comprises 280 sportsmen and 98 sportswomen who will compete in 42 sports fields.

The 2018 Asian Games kicked off on August 18 and will wrap up on September 2 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Over 11,000 athletes from 45 Asian countries attended the competition.

The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event underway in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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