Iranian cyclists win bronze at Asian Mountain Bike Championships

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TEHRAN, May. 12 (MNA) – Iranian cyclists won the bronze medal in team relay event on Friday on the first day of the 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships under way in Chinese city of Xuancheng.

The 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships and the 9th Asian Junior Mountain Bike Championships are concurrently underway in Xuancheng City, Anhui Province, China. The tournament will wrap up on May14.

Iranian squad is comprised of 18 cyclists and they won the first team medal of Iran in cycling competitions. In the team relay field of competitions Iran got the third position after Japan and China which won the gold and the silver respectively.

Faranak Partowazar, Mohammad Hossein Eskandari, Sajjad Taheri, Mohammad Poursharif, and Faraz Shokeri made up the team relay competitors f Iran.

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