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Asian Para Games: Iran's Men's Goalball Wins Gold

13 Oct 2018, 00:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's men's goalball team won the gold medal of the 2018 Asian Para Games on Friday.

The Iranian team defeated powerhouse China 8-3 in the final match.

South Korea finished in third place after beating Japan 8-3.

Iran's women's goalball team also seized a bronze medal in Games after defeating Thailand 4-3.

Japan won the title, beating China 5-3 in the final game.

About 3,000 athletes with disabilities from a record 43 countries and territories are taking part in the games that opened in the Indonesian capital on Saturday.

The Asian Para Games will run through October 13.

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