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09/02/12

More medals for Iranian Paralympic athletes

Source: Radio Zamaneh

Iran has so far won three gold medals and one bronze in the 14th Paralympic Games in London and is now ranked 13th. On Saturday, Nader Moradi won the gold medal in weightlifting, raising 196 kg, and later that night Mohsen Kaedi nabbed another gold medal for Iran in athletics in the Men's Javelin throw.


Mohsen Kaedi, gold medalist in the Men's Javelin throw


Nader Moradi won the gold medal in weightlifting


Nader Moradi won the gold medal in weightlifting

Earlier, Jalil Bagheri had won the gold medal in men's shot put with a throw of 11 metres and 63 centimetres.

The first medal for the Iranian caravan was won on Friday by Sareh Javanmardi, who earned bronze in the ten metre air pistol shooting event.


Sareh Javanmardi, bronze medalist in the ten metre air pistol shooting

Iran is now ranked 13th on the Paralympics medal chart and only trails China among the Asian countries.

The Paralympics games in London kicked off on August 29, and Iran is fielding 79 athletes who will compete in 13 disciplines.

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