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Leila Rajabi sets women's shot put record at Fajr Competitions in Tehran

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Mehr News Agency) -- Leila Rajabi set a record in the women's shot put event in the Fajr International Track and Field Competitions at the Tehran's Aftab Gymnasium on Thursday.

Leila Rajabi

Rajabi clinched the first place with a throw of 16/98 meters and set a record in Iran's women category.

Her previous record was 16/13. She has won the championship for the second successive year.

Photo by Maryam Majd, Shirzanan

Rajabi is a Belarusian who acquired Iranian nationality after marrying the Iranian athlete Peyman Rajabi last year.

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