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Published: 0240 GMT May 03, 2021

Iranian athletes bag 14 medals in Turkish Athletics

Iranian athletes bag 14 medals in Turkish Athletics

Iranian athletes finished the Turkish International Athletics Championships with seven gold, five silver, and two bronze medals.

According to Iran Press, during the competitions which started in Turkey on Saturday, Mohammadreza Tayyebi in the shot put, Sajjad Hashemi in the 400-meter dash, Reza Moqaddam in the hammer throw, Keyvan Ghanbarzadeh in the high jump, Omid Amirian in 800 meters, Hamidreza Kia in the Triple jump, and Hossein Rasouli in the discus throw won gold medals.

Moreover, the silver medals were obtained by Reyhaneh Mobini in the long jump, Shahin Mehrdelan in the shot put, Mehdi Pirjahan in 400 meters hurdles, Pejman Yarvali in 800 meters, and Sadeq Samimi in discus throw.

Omid Amirian in the 1500 meters and Homayoun Hemmati in the 3000 meters won bronze medals.

400 athletes from nine countries participated in the competitions, and the Iranian team participated with 16 athletes aiming at passing the preparatory competitions before the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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