Afghans win 3 gold medals in Taiwan koresh event
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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