Iranian boxers win silver in Asiad

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian boxers claimed two silver medals in the 2014 Asian Games underway in Incheon, South Korea.
Ali Mazaheri was defeated against Anton Pinchuk from Kazakhstan 3-0 in the men’s 91kg and snatched the silver medal.

Jasem Delavari also lost to Ivan Dychko from Kazakhstan 3-0 in the men’s super heavy weight and claimed the silver medal.

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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