Discus thrower Samimi wins gold at Morocco Grand Prix

TEHRAN, July 14 -- Iranian discus thrower Abbas Samimi won the gold medal on Sunday night at CAA Super Grand prix held at the Prince Moulay Abdallah Sports Complex in Rabat, Morocco.

He threw 62.87 meters and clinched the championship.

Samimi’s personal best throw is 64.98 meters, achieved in July 2004 in Manila, the Philippines.

He snatched the bronze medal last year in the Asian Championship held in Amman, Jordan.

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