Iranian junior rowers snatch 5 medals at Asian C’ships

TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA) – Iranian rowers gained 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Rowing Junior Championships, held in Chungju, South Korea.

On the last day of the competitions, Kimia Zarei and Forugh Aghabalazadeh clocked 7:42.937 minutes in the women’s doubles final to stand after China’s representatives and gain the silver.

Also, Haniyeh Bidad, representing Iran in the women’s singles category, finished in 8:34.147 minutes to receive bronze medal.

Iranian squad snatched 2 gold medals by Reza Ghahremani in men’s singles category and Milad Allahverdian and Shirzad Qaderi in men’s doubles.

Furthermore, Iran’s four-a-side team comprising Asra Javanmardi, Kimiya Zarei, Forough Aghabalazadeh and Haniyeh Bidad received another silver for their country.

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