Iranian judoka wins gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

  August 29, 2021   News ID 3792
Iranian judoka wins gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Vahid Nouri from Iran snatched a gold medal in the judo men’s -90kg at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on Sunday.

Tokyo, SAEDNEWS: He claimed his gold medal in the Men’s -90Kg at the Nippon Budokan. Nouri defeated Cavalcante da Silva Arthur from Brazil in his first match.

He also beat French judo athlete Helios Latchoumanaya in the final match.The Iranian competitor defeated Elliot Stewart from Britain in the final and won Iran’s second gold in Tokyo.

It was Iran’s first gold medal in judo in the history of the Paralympics. Iranian athletes have previously won four medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Powerlifters Rouhollah Rostami has already won a gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Powerlifter Amir Jafari, javelin thrower Amanollah Papi and shot putter Alireza Mokhtari Hemami have also won three silver medals so far (Source: IRAN PRESS).