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Shooter Wins First Gold for Iran at Tokyo Olympics

Shooter Wins First Gold for Iran at Tokyo Olympics
Javad Foroughi, first-time Olympian, set new Olympic record en route to gold.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, a 41-year old Iranian male nurse, earned Iran its first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Javad Foroughi, the first-time Olympian, set a new Olympic record of 244.8 points in men's 10m air pistol event, clinching the first shooting gold for Iran in Olympic history.
The oldest member of the Iranian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics, Foroughi held his nerve to romp home victorious in the thrilling final, with Serbia's Damir Mikec claiming silver, and China's Pang Wei winning bronze.
 

 

 

Aug 16, 2021 13:53
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