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Iran Paralympian swimmers earn 7 medals at IDM Berlin 2018

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Iranian Paralympian swimmers pose for a photograph during the the Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften Swimming (IDM) Berlin 2018 in Germany on June 9, 2018.

Iranian Paralympian swimmers have shown their outstanding performances at the Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften Swimming (IDM) Berlin 2018, and received seven medals at the tournament.

Pejman Ataei clocked 54.13 seconds in the men’s 50-meter individual breaststroke heat, and finished runner-up to get the silver medal.

Shahin Izadyar set the time of 25.73 seconds in the men’s 50-meter freestyle contests, and claimed the second spot.

Izadyar also took part in the S10 men’s 100-meter individual medley heats, and registered 57.10 seconds to pocket a silver medal.

The Iranian team also came third in the 4×100 meter relay event.

Earlier in the competitions, Ataei earned the S6 men’s 200-meter freestyle bronze with 3:26.78 minutes.

The same Iranian Paralympian swimmer also clocked 2:04.17 minutes in the men’s 100-meter backstroke contests, and scooped a bronze.

The IDM Berlin 2018 started in Germany on June 7, and will finish on June IDM Berlin 2018.

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