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Iranian Judokas Wins Two Gold at Asian Para Games

10 Oct 2018, 23:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian judokas Vahid Nouri and Ehsan Mousanezhad claimed two gold medals at the Asian Para Games on Wednesday.

Nouri defeated his Uzbek opponent Shukhrat Boboev in the final match of the Men's Up to 90.00 kg.

Mousanezhad also beat his Korean rival Gwanggeun Choi in the final match of the Men's Up to 100.00 kg.

Iran's Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh took a silver medal after losing to Uzbekistan's Shirin Sharipov in the final match of the Men's Over 100.00 kg.

Iran's Meysam Banitaba in the Men's Up to 60.00 kg, Reza Gholami in the Men's Up to 66.00 kg and Omid Jafari in the Men's Up to 81.00 kg claimed three bronze medals.

About 3,000 athletes with disabilities from a record 43 countries and territories are taking part in the games that opened in the Indonesian capital on Saturday.

The Asian Para Games will run through October 13.

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