Wed, 26 Jun 2019

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Amir Jafari claimed a gold medal at the Men's Up to 59kg at the 2018 Asian Para Games on Monday.

Jafari lifted 184kg on his way to gold and his countryman Yousef Yousefi claimed a silver after lifting 175kg.

The bronze medal went to Vietnamese Phuc Nguyen Van with 161kg.

About 3,000 athletes with disabilities from a record 43 countries and territories are taking part in the games that opened in the Indonesian capital on Saturday.

The Asian Para Games will run through October 13th.

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