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ISG 2021: Iranian Para Swimmers Win Medals

10 Aug 2022, 18:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Shahin Izadyar and Sina Zeighaminejad claimed a gold a silver medal respectively in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games.

- Sports news -

Izadyar bagged a gold in the 50 m freestyle (S4-S10) with a time of 26:07.

His countryman Zeighaminejad took a silver with a time of 26:47.

The bronze medal went to Koral Berkin Kutlu of Turkey.

The 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games are being held in Konya, Turkey, from August 09 to 18, 2022. It is a multinational, multi-sport event that is played between the athletes from the nations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

With an exception of the 2010 Games, it has taken place every four years since its debut in 2005 at Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

The Islamic Solidarity Games are organized and directed by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation and the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, but for the first time in history, the event is organized by the Turkish Olympic Committee.

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