Discus Gold for Haddadi in US

Discus Gold for Haddadi in USDiscus Gold for Haddadi in US

Discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi won the gold medal of UC San Diego Triton Championships in San Diego, the US, on Friday.
Haddadi threw the discus for 59.40 meters in his first attempt. To make his record better, he threw further to 67.99 meters in his second attempt, IRNA reported.
In the last attempt, Haddadi put his effort to set the record of 68.85 meters which put the gold medal around his neck though not enough to break his best record for 69.32 meters he had set in the 2008 Tallinn Games in Estonia.
The gold also resulted in acquiring second place in the International Association of Athletics Federation ranking of the discus throw category for the Iranian.
In the American tournament, Haddadi competed against world leader Daniel Stahl of Sweden and 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medalist Daniel Jasinski of Germany.


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