Series: Iran in Asia Games (Asiad) 2014 – Female Shot-Putter Leila Rajabi wins Silver Medal

The Iranian athlete won the silver medal with a throw of 17.80 meters at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

“I am so happy because of winning the silver medal. My rival (Gong Lijiao) who won the gold medal is a world champion,” Rajabi said.

Intro Asia Games (Asiad):

Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games, the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics, with 439 gold medals in 36 sports up for grabs.

Iran has participated in the games with 276 athletes in 22 sports.

http://iranfrontpage.com/news/society/sports/2014/09/irans-shot-putter-rajabi-wins-silver-asiad/

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