Iran’s cyclist Godarzi takes silver in Asiad

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian cyclist Arvin Moazami Godarzi on Sunday claimed a silver medal in the men’s road race in the 2014 Asian Games underway in South Korea.
After racing 13 laps of the 14-kilometer road track of the Songdo Road Cycling Course for a total 182 km in the port city, Godarzi claimed the silver medal after clocking 4:07:52

South Korean cyclist Jang Kyung-gu won the gold medal with 4:07:52.

Bronze medal went to Hong Kong’s Leung Chun Wing with a time of 4:08:51.

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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