Wed, 26 Jun 2019

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Mehdi Alizadeh seized a gold medal at the Men's Javelin Throw F33/34 in the 2018 Asian Para Games on Thursday.

Alizadeh claimed the gold medal with a throw of 20.96m.

The silver medal went to his countryman Mohsen Kaedi who threw 31.72.

China's Yanzhang Wang won the bronze medal, throwing 31.69m.

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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