Iran’s Kayak Double wins silver in Asiad

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Kayak Double (K2) 1000m Men claimed a silver medal in the 17th Asian Games underway in Incheon, South Korea on Monday.
Iran’s team comprising Ali Aghamirzaei and Saeid Fazloula claimed a silver medal with a time of 3:23.590 minutes.

Yevgeniy Alexeyev and Alexey Dergunov from Kazakhstan managed to win the gold medal in the event, clocking 3:20.012 minutes.

Bronze medal went to Chinese team Zhenyu Li and Xinchang Sun with a time of 3:25.050 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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