Iran’s Olad takes silver at discus: Paralympic 2020

September 2, 2021 - 8:34

TOKYO – Iranian discus thrower Mahdi Olad seized a silver medal in the 2020 Paralympic Games on Thursday.

He came second in the men’s discus throw – F11 with a throw of 40.60 meters.

Brazilian Alessandro Rodrigo da Silva bettered his Paralympic record with a throw of 43.16 and won the gold medal.

The bronze medal went to Oney Tapia from Italy with 39.52.

Olad had already won a gold medal at the shot put F11.

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