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Iran Archers Win Two Golds, One Silver at Asia Cup

30 Mar 2019, 22:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iranian archers claimed two gold medals and one silver at the 2019 Asia Cup World Ranking (Archery) Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday. - Sports news - Mohammad Saleh Palizban won the individual compound men's competition. He defeated Karabayev Rustam of Kazakhstan, 145-143, to the title.

Palizban, paired with Seyedeh-Vida Halimian took a second gold medal in the mixed team event. The Iranian duo defeated Indonesia in the gold medal match, 156-154.

The Iranian compound women's team also won the silver medal, losing to India 233-230 in the final.

More than 200 archers from 23 countries are competing in Bangkok, which is one of the first world ranking events on the annual calendar.

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