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Shot Putter Olad Wins Gold at Asian Para Games

09 Oct 2018, 22:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Mahdi Olad claimed a gold medal at the Men's Shot Put F11 of the 2018 Asian Para Games on Tuesday.

The Iranian athlete finished in first place with a throw of 14.00m.

His compatriot Nourmohammad Arekhi claimed a silver medal with 12.64 and the bronze medal went to Monu Ghangas from India with a throw of 11.38.

Another Iranian participant Arian Lotfi finished in fourth place, throwing 11.16.

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 13.

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