Iran’s Mottaghian bags javelin gold medal with new world record

Iranian woman Hashemiyeh Mottaghian won the gold medal in Women’s Javelin Throw F56 in Tokyo Paralympic games, setting a new world record.

In the track and field games in Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Iran’s Mottaghian competed in F55 and F56 classes with 9 other para athletes, setting a world record of 24.50m in her third of five throws.

Raissa Rocha from Brazil and Diana Dadzite throw respectively 24.39m and 24.22m winning the second and third places.

Motaghian won Iran’s sixth gold medal in Tokyo Paralympic games.

 

Source: IRNA