Iranian female Paralympic archer wins gold medal

Rio de Janeiro, Sept 16, IRNA – Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati took Iran’s seventh gold medal at Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Defeating Chinese archer Wu Chunyan 6-4 in the final round in the women’s individual recurve competitions, Nemati was awarded the gold medal.

Milena Olszewska from Poland defeated the South Korean athelte Lee Hwa Sook 6-5 and they got sliver and bronze medals respectively.

The 15th edition of Paralympic games officially began in the Brazilian capital on September 18. Iran has attended the event with 111 athletes, 88 of them are men and 23 others are women.

By IRNA