Tuesday 02 March 2021
News ID: 69705
Publish Date: 25 August 2019 - 21:49
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian sprinter Hassan Taftian has secured his place at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Taftian won the gold medal at the men’s 100 meter event at IAAF Diamond League in Paris, clocking 10.03.
Turkish Emre Zafer Barnes finished in second place with a time of 10.19, and Gavin Smellie from Canada crossed the line with 10.25.
Taftian also represented Iran at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

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