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9/3/05

Iran's Ehsan Haddadi celebrates Asian discus gold, record

Tehran, Sept 3, IRNA-Iranian phenom Ehsan Haddadi snatched the Asian glittering discus gold as he shattered the continent's record in the 16th edition in South Korea Thursday.

Haddadi, 20, improved the record by 9cm with a 65.25m throw.

Former record holder Lee Shao-Ji from China set a 65.16m mark in 1996.

The thrower, who fulfilled his promise, said tough training was key to his victory.

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