Foroughi makes history, wins Iran’s first gold at Tokyo 2020

TEHRAN, Jul. 24 (MNA) – Iranian shooter Javad Foroughi snatched the gold medal of 10m Men's Air Pistol at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

This is the first medal of Iran in the big event and the first-ever gold medal of the country in shooting competitions in the Olympics history.

Foroughi won the gold on Saturday by breaking the Olympics record with a score of 244.8 while Serbia’s Damir Mikec and China’s Wei Pang received silver and bronze medals.

The Iranian shooter had also recently won a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Osjek, Croatia.

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