Iranian runner Sajjad Moradi has snatched the gold medal in the men’s 800m run at the 18th Asian Track and Field Championship.
The 26-year-old athlete managed to win the gold medal in 1:48:58, in Guangzhou, China, on Friday.
Kuwaiti and Iraqi runners followed Moradi with 1:48:93 and 1:49:00 records respectively in the contests. Amir Moradi, Sajjad’s brother also ranked sixth in the 800 meters.
Sajjad Moradi is an Iranian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 meters. He has a personal best of 1:44:74, which is also the Iranian national record.