Iranian archers win three medals in Istanbul cup

Iranian archers have exhibited praiseworthy performances at the 4th edition of Traditional Conquest Cup Archery Competition in Turkey, picking up three medals.

On Sunday, Iran’s 39-year-old athlete Esmaeil Ebadi competed in the men’s individual compound section of the tournament in the Turkish city of Istanbul, and scored 141 points to claim the silver medal.

A representative from the host nation received the gold medal with a total score of 148 points.

Iran’s compound mixed pair of Ebadi and Fereshteh Ghorbani earned the country a gold medal, when they faced opponents from South Korea and emerged victorious 152-150.

Also in the women’s individual compound division, Ghorbani registered a 140-139 win against a South Korean contestant and earned the Islamic Republic of Iran a second gold medal.

The 4th edition of Traditional Conquest Cup Archery Competition started in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 27 and wrapped up on May 29.

 By Press TV