LONDON - Peyman Nasiri of Iran seized the gole medal of the Men's 1,500m T20 final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Tuesday.
The Iranian won the gold medal with a time of 3 minutes and 58:49 seconds.
Daniel Pec and Rafal Korc of Poland claimed the silver and Bronze medals with 3:59:45 and 3:59:53 respectievly.
"I came to London for winning the gold medal, that's why I am here. I felt enourmous pressure before the competitions and I am happy," the 32-year old athlete said.
The 2012 London Summer Paralympics opened in on August 29 and runs until September 9. The Paralympic Games is the world's second largest major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical challenges.
Iran has sent 79 athletes, competing in 13 events, to the London Paralympics.
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