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Asian Para Games: Swimmer Izadyar Gains Fifth Gold

11 Oct 2018, 01:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian swimmer Shahin Izadyar won his fifth gold medal at Men's 50M Freestyle S10 in the 2018 Asian Para Games on Wednesday.

The Iranian swimmer won the gold medal with a time of 00:25.95.

Kazakh swimmers Sergey Kinakh (00:26.87) and Dmitriy Li (00:26.89) came second and third respectively.

Izadyar had already won three gold medals at the Men's 100M Butterfly S10, Men's 100M Freestyle S10, Men's 200M Individual Medley SM10 and Men's 100M Breaststroke SB9.

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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