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Iranian shooters clinch more medals in Asian championship

5 November 2015 14:37


Iranian male and female sports shooters have exhibited great performances at the 13th edition of Asian Shooting Championships in Kuwait, and collected seven medals, including two gold ones, at the continental tournament.

On Wednesday, the Iranian squad, consisting of Alireza Davoud-Abadi, Seyyed Mehdi Mortazavi and Amir Mohammad Nekounaam, finished in the second place at the end of the preliminary round of men’s 10m-air-rifle junior team competitions at the Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in Kuwait City, and received the silver medal.

Later in the day, Davoud-Abadi took part in the individual contests of this category, and was awarded the silver. Representatives from South Korea claimed the gold and bronze medals.

In the final of men’s 10m-air-rifle, Pouriya Norouziyan accumulated 628.5 points to land in the third spot and scoop up the bronze medal.

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