Iran Wins 3rd Place in 2018 Asian Para Games

Published October 14th, 2018 - 10:59 GMT
Photo: ISNA
Photo: ISNA

Iranian athletes claimed 51 gold, 42 silver, and 43 bronze medals to sit third in the tournament held in Jakarta.

China became the champion with 172 gold, 88 silver, and 59 bronze medals, followed by South Korea that could win 53 gold, 45 silver and 47 bronze medals.

Japan was the fourth team in ranking with 45 gold, 70 silver, and 83 bronze medals.

In first and second Asia Para Games held in Guangzhou in 2010 and Incheon in 2014, Iran had come 4th.

The third Asian Para Games was held on October 8-16 with the participation of 2,880 athletes from 41 countries in 13 disciplines.

A total of 209 Iranian athletes took part in the eight-day competitions.

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