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Iran's Taftian wins 100-meter race title at Stockholm IAAF Diamond League

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Iranian sprinter Hassan Taftian (file photo)

Iranian athlete Hassan Taftian has exhibited dazzling performances at the Bauhaus-Galan 2018, which was the sixth stop of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League, in Stockholm, Sweden, and snatched a gold medal.

The 25-year-old sportsman clocked 10.07 seconds at the men’s 100-meter final, and captured the title.

Yoshihide Kiryu from Japan recorded the time of 10.15 seconds and took the silver medal.

Canadian sprinter Gavin Smellie came third with 10.17 seconds.

The sixth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League was held on June 10, 2018.


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