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Ka'edi wins Iran's third gold at 2012 Paralympics
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Mohsen Ka'edi (file photo)
Sat Sep 1, 2012 9:38PM
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Mohsen Ka’edi of Iran has won the gold medal at the men's javelin throw F35/36 final of athletics competition at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.


The 25-year-old Ka’edi broke his own world’s record with his 38.30 throw on Saturday.

Yanzhang Wang of China won the silver with a 38.23-meter throw and Kamel Kardjena of Algeria grabbed the bronze with 26.40.

Earlier on Saturday, Nader Moradi won Iran’s second gold medal in the -60 kilogram category of weightlifting.

Jalil Baqeri won the country's first gold in the Men's shot put in the 14th Paralympic Games in London.

On Friday, Sareh Javanmardi won a bronze medal in the women's 10 meter air-pistol event.

The London Paralympics opened on August 29 and runs until September 9. The Paralympic Games is the world's second largest major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical challenges.

Iran has sent 79 athletes, competing in 13 events, to the London Paralympics.

Iran currently stands in the 13th place with four medals -- three golds and one bronze.

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