Mar 1, 2023 13:12
Iran’s Hajar Safarzadeh Wins Silver at the 2023 World Para Athletics GP
In the third day of the Dubai 2023 GP, Iranian visually impaired runner Hajar Safarzadeh stood the second place in women’s 400m race.


Following eight-time paralympic champion of Cuba’s Omara Durand, who won the title of women’s 400m race in a time of 56.32 seconds, Iranian Hajar Safarzadeh (T12) achieved a silver medal with a career best time of 59.65S.

The Chinese representative ran 1.01.15 seconds as the third-place finisher. Running in the same race, Iran’s Fatemeh Amirzadegani also ran a career best time of 1.04.26 seconds to finish fifth.


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Meanwhile, Iranian visually impaired shot putter Saman Pakbaz stood fourth with a throw of 15.19 meters. Hasan Bajoulvand had also ended in five place.

In women’s discus throw, Khadijeh Abdi also finished fifth with 26.38 meters on her best try.

Iran’s delegation comprising 22 athletes, 7 coaches and 5 staff has been participated in the 2023 World Para Athletics Grand Prix, 14th Fazza International Para Athletics.

The event is running in Dubai, the UAE from 22nd February – 3rd March 2023.

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