Iran’s Arezoo Hakimi shines in kayak race

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) -- Arezoo Hakimi from Iran was selected as the best athlete of the Asian Canoe Sprint Championships in junior section on Saturday.

In the 14th Asian Canoe Sprint Championships, which are underway in Tehran, she claimed three gold medals in the kayak single 200-meter race, 500-meter and 1,000-meter and won a silver medal in the K-4 500-meter (kayak four).

“I finished in fourth place in the competitions held in Germany few months ago but I am so glad to win three gold medals in the single kayak in this competitions,” the 16-year-old said.
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