Iranian compound archer wins gold medal in Asian Games

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian compound archer Esmail Ebadi won gold medal in 2014 Asian Games.

Esmail Ebadi competing in the final compounds crashed the Indian rival.

The Iranian athlete beat the Indian rival 145-141. The Iranian convoy has grabbed six gold medals so far in the Asian competitions.

The 2014 Asian Games began in South Korea’s northwestern city of Incheon on September 19, and will wrap up on October 4.

Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games. The sports event is the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the summer Olympics, with 439 gold medals in 36 sports up for grabs.

Iran has participated in the tournament with 276 athletes in 22 sports.

By ISNA

 

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