Source: Mehr News Agency
Iran's discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi claimed the bronze medal of the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea on Tuesday. Hadadi finished in the third place with a throw of 66.08m.
Ehsan Hadadi at the Daegu Stadium
"I am so happy since it's Iran's first medal in history of the World Athletic Championship. I dedicate my medal to the Iranian people," Hadadi said.
Robert Harting from Germany deservedly won his second straight world title with a best effort of 68.97m.
Reigning Olympic champion Gerd Kanter of Estonia claimed the silver with a throw of 66.95m.
About 2000 athletes from 203 countries participate in the 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea. The event will finish on September 4.
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