Iranian discus thrower wins gold in USSD Competitions

TEHRAN, Apr. 15 (MNA) – Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi harvested gold at the USSD Competitions in California, United States.

The 33-year old Iranian athlete, who has already won a silver medal in 2012 London Olympics, recorded 67.99 meters in his second attempt to grab the gold medal.

Discus throwers from Sweden, the United States and Germany attended the event, some of whom are Olympics medalists or winners of world competitions.

The Iranian discus thrower is preparing for the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League.

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