Hassan Taftian wins gold at Meeting Elite Indoor

January 23, 2021 - 14:23

TEHRAN – Iranian sprinter Hassan Taftian claimed a gold medal at the 2nd Meeting Elite Indoor in Miramas Friday night.

He won the 60-meter race with a time of 6.68 seconds.

French athletes Ryan Zeze and Marvin Rene finished in second and third place respectively, clocking 6.70 seconds.

Taftian, fastest Iranian man, won a quota place for the Tokyo Olympics in the men’s 100-meter by hitting the national record of 10.03 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris in August 2019.

The 2nd Meeting Elite Indoor was held at the Miramas Stadium.