Wed, 27 May 2020

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Aref Baharvand won a gold medal at the Men's Shot Put F36 of the 2018 Asian Para Games on Wednesday.

Baharvand finished in first place with a throw of 12.57m.

The silver medal went to the UAE's Mohammed Al Kaabi, who threw 12.40 and Ivan Zaleznyak from Kazakhstan earned a bronze medal, throwing 11.69m.

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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