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Iranian canoeists bag 1 gold,3 silvers in Thailand World Cup

Iranian canoeists snatched 1 gold and 3 silver medals on the first day of 2017 International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup which is underway in Thailand.

Saturday 25 November 2017 - 16:07

In women VL2 category, Roya Soltani defeated her Indian rival and grabbed a gold medal.

In women VL3 category, Shahla Behrouzi Rad overpowered Uzbekistan and received a silver medal.

In men KL2 category, Iran’s Islam Jahedi stood second and bagged the silver medal.

Iranian female canoeist, Roya Soltani also ranked second after her Japanese rival and received a silver medal in women KL2 category.

ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup is underway with the attendance of the representatives of seven Asian countries in Pattaya.

Canoeing is a sport or recreational activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle. In some parts of Europe, canoeing refers to both canoeing and kayaking, with a canoe being called an Open canoe.

Source: IRNA


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