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Iran’s Javanmardi snatches gold at Paralympics shooting

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Sareh Javanmardi from Iran claimed her second gold medal of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Wednesday.
Sareh Javanmardi from Iran claimed her second gold medal of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Wednesday.

In the competition took place at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Deodoro, Javanmardi wrapped up her second gold medal in what was enthralling final for fans.

Javanmardi set a new finals Paralympic record (189.5) at the P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 en-route to winning her second gold of the Games.

The silver medal went to China’s Chao Yang who finished with 186.5 points ahead of young Ukrainian Oleksii Denysiuk on 160.8, according to Paralympic.org.

“I’m very happy that I could get a very good result in this event,” said Javamardi. “Besides a gold medal in 10m air pistol, one of my biggest wishes was to get a gold medal in 50m as well and I achieved this!”

Sep 15, 2016 14:03
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