Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi fails to qualify

RIO (Tasnim) – Holder of the London Olympic silver medal Ehsan Hadadi failed to qualify in the men’s discus throw in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.

Hadadi managed to throw 60.15 meters in Group B on Friday.

The qualifying mark for the 18 shot putters in Group B was to achieve a throw of 65.50 meters or at least the 12 best performers advanced to the final round.

“I was injured but I promise to get better for the 2018 Asian Games. I am sorry since it was one of my worst results,” Hadadi said.

By Tasnim News Agency