Iranian thrower, runner-up in US int'l contests

Tehran, April 14, IRNA – Iranian discus thrower stood second in the international competitions of University of California San Diego on Sunday.

Iranian silver medalist at 2012 Olympic Games Ehsan Haddadi came second with a throw of 65.79 meters.

He is being coached by American Mac Wilkins in the US to get prepared for Qatar international track and field contests to be held in Doha September 27 to October 6.

In this event, Reggie Jagers from the US became the champion.

Haddadi had already claimed a gold medal in Triton Invitational in Chula Vista, Southern California, the US, with a throw of 67.19m, in which Sam Mattis won the silver and Reggie Jagers win the third place.

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