Farajzadeh snatches gold of shot put

TEHRAN, Oct. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s Farajzadeh, Athens Paralympic champion, won gold medal of the shot put in Doha 2015 IPC (Disability) Athletics World Championships in Qatar.

Siamak Farajzadeh out powered his rivals at Men’s Shot Put F34 Final to win the gold medal of the tournament as well as the quota of 2016 Paralympic games.

Farajzadeh threw the pitch 11 meters and 52 centimeters away to improve the world record by 84 centimeters as well as to become the world champion in the class F34.

In the same class, Iran’s Mohsen Kaedi bagged the silver medal by the record of 11 meters and 12 centimeters.

Therefore, both Iranian pitchers have secured their place in Rio Paralympics.

The 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, is one of the last major competitions ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Being held 21-31 October, the competition has featured around 1,300 athletes from almost 100 countries and is taking place in the 12,000 capacity Qatar Sports Club’s – Suhaim Bin Hamam stadium.

By Mehr News Agency