Iran's Female Athletes Grab More Gold Medals in Tokyo
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's female athletes Hashemiyeh Mottaghian and Sareh Javanmardi won gold medals
in javelin throwing and shooting in Tokyo Paralympics.
Mottaghian won the gold medal in Women’s Javelin Throw F56 in Tokyo Paralympic games, setting a new world record.
In the track and field games in Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Iran’s Mottaghian competed in F55 and F56 classes with 9 other para athletes, setting a world record of 24.50m in her third of five throws.
Raissa Rocha from Brazil and Diana Dadzite throw, respectively 24.39m and 24.22m winning the second and third places.
Motaghian won Iran’s sixth gold medal in Tokyo Paralympic games.
Sareh Javanmardi, another Iranian woman, also snatched a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in the 10-meter air pistol final by setting a new record for the Paralympics.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics which started on August 24 will last until Septemper 5.