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Afghans win 3 gold medals in Taiwan koresh event

Afghans win 3 gold medals in Taiwan koresh event

Sep 16, 2015 - 19:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Afghanistaninfo-icon koresh team has won three gold and one silver medalsin Asian competition in Taiwan, an official said on Wednesday.

Featuring athletes from different Asian countries, the wrestling contest was held from September 13 to 16 in Taipei, Taiwan’s capital, where.

Arif Paiman, a spokesman at the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee, told Pajhwok Afghan News Jafar Rahimi won a gold medalsin 55-kg category.

Mohammad Faisal Mahmoodi also clinched a gold medal in the 60-kg category and Shoaib Yousafi in the 66-kg category, the official said.

He added Jaihoon Rahimi another athlete managed to grab a silver medal.Afghanistan was represented by four athletes, a referee, a coach and a senior representative.

Afghanistan had also grabbed 2 silvers in the 2011 competitions.







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