2022 Asian Para Games: powerlifter Jafari wins silver


HANGZHOU, China – Iranian powerlifter Amir Jafari Arangeh seized a silver medal in the 2022 Asian Para Games on Tuesday.

He came second by lifting 200kg. The gold medal went to Chinese representative Yi Zou with 222kg and India’s Ashok won a bronze, lifting 192kg.

A total of 128 male athletes represent Iran in 16 events and 82 female athletes compete in 11 events.

Iran finished in third place in the 2018 Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iran’s slogan in the 2022 Asian Para Games is “Faith, Iran, Honor” and the name of the delegation is “Children of Iran”.

Hangzhou 2022 takes place from Oct. 22 to 28. An estimated 3,000 athletes compete across 22 sports.

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