Samarghandian breaks women’s discus record after 33 years

TEHRAN, Sept. 13 (MNA) -- Elham Samarghandian broke Iranian women’s discus throw record after 33 years on Monday.

She finished in first place at the third edition of Iran’s Track and Field Championship with a throw of 41.48 meters. 

The previous record was set by Momtaz Asadi 33 years ago with a throw of 41.40 meters.
 
Some 160 athletes from 21 teams participated in the two-day competitions at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.
 
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