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Athletes Bag Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in Japan

Reyhaneh Arani made history by winning the first medal of the game in the history of women hammer throwers of Iran.Reyhaneh Arani made history by winning the first medal of the game in the history of women hammer throwers of Iran.

Hossein Rasooli, Iran’s discus thrower improved the country’s record of the category to 62.29 meters and won the gold medal of the 18th round of Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Gifu, Japan, on Saturday.
It was his sixth and last attempt which served as the decisive shot for the Iranian thrower to set the record and win gold,  IRNA reported.
Athletes from Qatar and the host country finished second and third respectively. Moaaz Mohamed Ibrahim of Qatar with 61.50m finished runner up and Kosei Yamashita improved his personal best to 56.50m to win bronze.
In fourth place was another Iranian thrower Mahmoud Mansouri with 56.30 meters.
 

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