Iranians grab 2 medals on day 1 in 2017 ParAthletics Grand Prix

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TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Aref Baharvand and Ashkn Cheraghi brought home two medals for the Iranian team competing in 2017 ParAthletics Grand Prix underway in Nottwil of Switzerland.

Aref Baharvand and Ashkn Cheraghi were two Iranian par-athletes who won two medals in the inaugural 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships from August 3-6 in Nottwil, Switzerland where 275 par-athletes from 41 countries compete.

Aref Baharvand’s throw of 11.01m earned him the men's Shot Put silver medal F36.

Ashkan Cheraghi, another representative of Iran in the competitions, snatched the bronze medal with his 8.65m throw in the men´s shot put F35-38

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