News ID: 218045
Published: 0829 GMT July 10, 2018

Iranian archers scoop three medals in 2018 Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage III

Iranian archers scoop three medals in 2018 Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage III
The Iran men’s compound team of Esmaeil Ebadi (L), Amir Kazempour (C) and Nima Mahboubi

Iranian archers have displayed fine performances at the 2018 Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage III in Chinese Taipei, and managed to collect three medals at the event.

On Tuesday, the Iran men’s compound team of Esmaeil Ebadi, Amir Kazempour and Nima Mahboubi emerged victorious 229-228 in their first contest against opponents from Vietnam at the Taipei Stadium, presstv.com wrote.

The Iranian sportsmen then took on Indian rivals and defeated them 228-227 to book a place in the final competition.

They conceded a 236-239 defeat to representative from South Korea though, and received the silver medal.

The Iranian women’s compound team, consisting of Minou Abedi, Parisa Baratchi and Raheleh Farsi, also clinched a silver.

Earlier in the tournament, the Iran’s compound mixed pair of Ebadi and Abedi clinched a bronze medal, when they faced opponents from Vietnam and triumphed over them 152-147.

The 2018 Asia Cup-World Ranking Tournament, Stage III kicked off on July 9, and will run through July 12, 2018.

   
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