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Iranian discus thrower Hadadi breaks Asia's record, again

PRESS_TV - Iran's Asian discus record holder, Ehsan Haddadi Asian discus record holder Ehsan Haddadi broke his own Asia record in the discus throw with a 69.12m effort at Golden League in Berlin.

Ehsan Hadadi (file photo)

A new Asian record in the men's Discus Throw from Iran's Ehsan Hadadi is recorded at the Golden League athletics series opener.

His 69.12m release in round two broke his own existing continental mark of 68.52m, which was set only last weekend in Hengelo

"I m not surprised, my training went well. Now I still have one more competition in Tallinn on Tuesday and afterwards back to Olympic preparation. To win the Olympics (August 8-24 in Beijing) is my biggest dream," said Hadadi.

"I am only 23, so I have a long career ahead of me and enough time to improve. I mostly train in Tehran with my Russian coach," he added.

Germany's Robert Harting, the World silver medalist, was third with a personal best record of 67.70m.

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