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Iran collects four medals at 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships

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Iranian female rowers pose with their medals at the 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand, on February 25, 2017.

Iranian male and female rowers have featured remarkable levels of athletic skills and physical strength at the 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships in Thailand, and managed to pick up four medals, including one gold, at the continental event.

On Saturday, junior Iranian sportswomen Donya Mohammadi and Faezeh Ronasi participated in the women's under-18 canoe double competitions at the Kundanprakarnchon Dam in the central Thai city of Nakhon Nayok, and did their best to gain the top position.

Additionally, Roksana Razeghian ranked third in the senior women's single canoe contests and settled for the bronze.

The Iranian outfit, comprised of Danial Khosravi, Mahan Edrisi and Reza Khalili, contested against opponents in the men's under-18 single kayak team competitions, and finished runner-ups to be awarded the silver.

Furthermore, Amir Mohammad Fattahpour, Mehdi Karimi and Homayoun Mohammadpour took part in the senior men's single canoe team event, and could clinch a bronze medal for the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The 2017 Asian Canoe Slalom Championships kicked off in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand, on February 24, and will wrap up on February 26, 2017.

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