Iran’s discus thrower Majidi seizes bronze at World Para Athletics Championships

July 15, 2017

Mohsen Majidi from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men's discus throw F37 on day two of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships on Saturday.

Majidi finished in third place with a throw of 52.75m.

Uzbekistan’s Khusniddin Norbekov’s opening throw of 54.73m proved enough to seal the win ahead of Australia’s Guy Henly (53.59m), who moved up to the silver medal position with his final throw of the competition.

On first day of the competition, Iran’s Javad Hardani claimed a silver medal in the F38 shot put with a throw of 14.13m.

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.

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