IP - Iranian sportswoman Faranak Partoazar has registered a historic record at the 19th edition of the Asian Games in China and carved her name on the Islamic Republic’s cycling history.

Iran PressAsia: Faranak Partoazar won a bronze medal at the Women's Cross Country of the 2022 Asian Games on Monday.

She participated in the women's cross-country Olympic competitions at the Mountain Bike Course of Chun'an Jieshou Sports Center in the Eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. She finished in third place, clocking 1:42:44 hours.

Chinese cyclists Li Hongfeng (1:30:59) and Ma Caixia (1:36:45) won the gold and silver medals, respectively.

Iran women's quadruple sculls team wins silver

Moreover, the Iran women's quadruple sculls team collected silver medals at the Asian Games.

The Iranian team comprising Fatemeh Mojallal-Topraghghale, Nazanin Malaei, Mahsa Javer, and Zeinab Norouzi Tazeh Kand, landed in the second spot with a time of 6:51.82 minutes at Fuyang Water Sports Center.

The Chinese squad was top-ranked with 6:42.84 minutes.

Vietnam seized the bronze medal with a time of 6:54.84 minutes.

A record high of nearly 12,500 athletes from 45 countries and territories compete across 40 sports in the 2022 Asian Games.

Iran has sent 289 male and female athletes to the Games in 34 sports events.


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