2021-September-19 07:37
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2021-August-9  15:28

Iran Ranks 4th in Asia in Tokyo Olympics

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran finished fourth in Asia and first in West Asia with 7 medals, including 3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

China with 88, Japan with 58 and South Korea with 20 medals stood in the first three places in the list respectively, followed by Iran.

Uzbekistan ranked fifth, Chinese Taipei sixth, Qatar seventh, India eight, Hong Kong ninth and the Philippines 10th.

With seven medals, Iran stood at 27th place in the medal tally of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Iranian shooter Javad Forouqi snatched the gold medal of 10m Men's Air Pistol at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Mohammadreza Garayee, Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestler at 67-kg weight category, defeated a rival from Ukraine 9-1 in the finals of Tokyo Olympic Games to win the gold medal of the competitions.

Also, Iranian Karate practitioner Sajjad Ganjzadeh managed to overpower his Saudi rival and garnered a gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Meantime, in weight-lifting, Ali Davoudi further boosted Iran’s stance in the Tokyo games, by claiming a silver medal in the men’s +109 kg category.

Also, Iranian freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani received the silver medal of the men’s 86kg category at the Olympics.

Meantime, Amirhossein Zare from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 125 kg of the Olympic Games, and Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Mohammadhadi Saravi won a bronze medal at the 97kg category.

Olympic Games, kicked off in the Japanese capital on August 1.

After more than two weeks of competition in 33 sports across 46 disciplines in 43 venues – for a total of 339 medal events – the Tokyo Olympics formally came to an end on Sunday.