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Iran finishes 2nd in Asian Archery Grand Prix
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_13-1(430).jpgIran finished in second place in the 1st Asian Archery Grand Prix in Bangkok, Thailand, which ended on Saturday.
 
The Iranian archers claimed three gold medals and two silvers in the one-week competition, which will hold its closing ceremony on Sunday.
 
India finished in first place by bagging three gold medals, three silvers, and one bronze. 
 
In the compound mixed final, the Iranian team of Mino Abedi and Esmaeil Ebadi lost to the Indian team 151-152 and won the silver medal. 
 
In the men’s compound team final, Iran’s Esmaeil Ebadi, Amir Kazempoor, and Majid Gheidi defeated the Indian team 232-227 and won the gold medal.  
 
The Iranian women’s compound team of Mino Abedi, Shabnam Sarlak, and Maryam Ranjbar lost to the Indian team 204-219 in the final and won the silver medal.  
 
Iran’s Maryam Ranjbar defeated India’s Kaur Gagandeep 141-140 in the women’s compound final to claim the gold medal. 
 
In the men’s compound final, Iran’s Esmaeil Ebadi defeated India’s Verma Abhishek and won the gold. The bronze medal went to Thepna Denchai of Thailand. 
 
Iran participated in the event with 16 archers in the recurve and compound divisions. 
 
A total of 141 archers from 18 countries participated in the Asian Archery Grand Prix 2014. 
 
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Last Updated on 15 March 2014 17:26