Iranian javelin thrower Hashemiyeh Motaghian snatched a silver medal at the World Para Athletics Championships.
On Monday night, Motaghian claimed the silver with a throw of 20.66m in F56. She bettered Asia’s record by 14 centimeters as well.
The gold medal went to Latvia’s Diana Dadzite who threw 27.07m in F55.
Martina Willing from Germany also won the bronze medal, throwing 20.57m.
The World Para Athletics Championships will run through to 23 July. More than 1,150 athletes from 90 countries are competing in 202 medal events.