Iran’s shot putter Ali Samari bags gold at Asian Athletic Championships

( Ali Samari won the gold medal in the Men’s Shot Put at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships on Friday.

The Iranian athlete went on the podium with a throw of 19.80 meters.

The silver medal went to Indian Tajinder Pal Singh Toor who threw 19.77 meters.

Kazakhstan’s Ivan Ivanov won the bronze medal with a throw of 19.41 meters.

Iran’s Ehsan Haddadi has won a gold medal in discus throw in the competition.

The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships are the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships. It is being held from 6 July to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.