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Iran’s Javanmardi snatches 2nd gold medal in 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup

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Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardi (L)

Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardi has received a second gold medal at the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

The 33-year-old Paralympic champion participated in the women’s P4 50-meter pistol SH1 competitions at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club on Tuesday.

She racked up 220.6 points to claim the top position and finish as champion.

Two Chinese sports shooters clinched the silver and bronze medals.

Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardi (R), Mahdi Zamani Shourabi (C) and Samira Eram (L)

The impressive achievement came a day after the Iranian team, comprised of Javanmardi, Samira Eram and Mahdi Zamani Shourabi, landed in the top spot at the end of the P4 mixed 50-meter pistol SH1 contests, and was awarded the gold medal.

The South Korean team got the silver, and the Ukrainian squad scooped the bronze medal.

The 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup opened on March 19, and will wrap up on March 28.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Federation of the Disabled has dispatched an eight-strong delegation to take part in the ten-day-long sporting event.

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