Iranian young skier wins two medals in Asian Championships

Iranian skier Hossein Saveh Shemshaki

Iranian skier Hossein Saveh Shemshaki

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian athlete Hossein Saveh Shemshaki won two medals, one gold and one silver, in the 24th Youth Asian Ski Championship, in South Korea.

The two-day Asian competition was held on Monday and Tuesday.

The Iranian skier finished in second place despite his two medals, recording a time of 1:55.43 minutes in men’s giant slalom.

Chang-hyun Choi from South Korea claimed the gold medal with a time of 1:53.73 minutes.

Bronze medal went to Dong-geun Lee also from South Korea with 1:55.51 minutes.

The 24th Asian Alpine Ski Championship kicked off in Yongpyong, South Korea on March 3.

By Fars News Agency