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Iranian Discus Thrower Hadadi Wins Bronze In World Championship

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
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.

Ehsan Hadadi

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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