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07-31-2011, 06:38 PM
Afghans win 4 medals at
Asian wrestling meet (

KABUL (PAN ( Afghanistan won one gold, two silver and one bronze medals
in the 3rd Asian Wrestling Championship played in Dhaka, the capital of
Bangladesh, an official said on Sunday.

Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun inaugurated the championship at
the National Sports Council Wooden Floor Gymnasium in Dhaka on
Thursday. The completion concluded late on Saturday.

Wrestlers from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan,
Philippines, Uzbekistan, Nepal, Indonesia, Malaysia, Chinese Taipei, Taiwan,
Palestine, China, Japan, South Korea, Syria, Thailand, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan,
the Maldives, Bhutan, Mongolia, Singapore and Bangladesh took part in the
three-day meet.

The Afghanistan National Olympic Committee spokesman, Mujibullah
Rahmani, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Afghan contestants won a gold,
two silver and one bronze medals.

Mustafa Nuristani bagged the gold medal in discus throw and Ahmad Shakib
Attayee grabbed the bronze medal, he said.