|Iran finishes 2nd in Asian Youth Para Games||
Iran came second at the third edition of the Asian Youth Para Games (AYPG) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday.
The Iranian delegation won 59 medals including 27 gold, 13 silver and 19 bronze medals.
Japan won AYPG with 84 medals consisting of 39 gold, 20 silver and 25 bronze medals.
China finished in third place with 25 gold, 8 silver, 5 bronze medals and 38 medals in total.
AYPG Malaysia 2013 held in Kuala Lumpur from 26 to 30 October with the participation of more than 2,000 athletes from 41 Asian nations.
The first edition of the Games was held in Hong Kong in 2003, followed by Tokyo, Japan in 2009.
A total of 74 athletes represented Iran in the event.
The Asian Youth Para Games is a multi-sport event held every four years after every Asian Games for youth athletes with physical disabilities.
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