2021-September-18 13:10
2021-September-2  16:30

Iranian Female Archer Grabs 3rd Gold Medal in Tokyo Paralympics

TEHRAN (FNA)- Zahra Nemati, a well-known female Iranian archer, could win her third consecutive gold medal in Tokyo Paralympics Games.

Nemati defended her status in Tokyo on Thursday as the gold winner of 2012 London and 2016 Rio.

In women’s individual recurve open, Nemati defeated Italy’s Vincenza Petrilli 6-5 in the final to win the gold medal.

This is the third gold medal of the 36-year-old Nemati in the history of Paralympics. She had brought home gold medals of recurve W1/W2 in the last two Paralympics editions in Rio and London.

This makes her one of the most decorated para-athletes of Iran.

Iran has sit 13th so far on the medals table with 9 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze medals.