Iran’s Hossein Askari takes bronze in men’s individual time trial

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hossein Askari from Iran took a bronze medal at the men’s individual time trial in the 2014 Asian Games on Saturday.
Askari claimed the bronze medal with a time of 51:19.77 minutes.

Alexey Lutsenko from Kazakhstan won the gold medal, clocking 50:28.78 minutes and Evgenii Vakker from Kyrgyzstan finished in second place with 51:01.69 minutes.

Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games, 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 games with 276 athletes in 22 sports.

By Tasnim News Agency

 

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