Iranian women shine in Asian Games 2014 (Asiad) in Incheon Korea

Iranian women were by far the most successful women from the middle east in the Asian Games 2014, like in previous edition of the games too.

They were awarded medals in Athletics, Kabaddi, Martial Arts, Shooting and Canoeing.

 Gold Hamideh Abbasali Karate Women’s +68 kg
 Gold Najmeh Khedmati Shooting Women’s 10 m air rifle
 Silver Leyla Rajabi Athletics Women’s Shot put
 Silver Salime Abdollahbakhsh
Hengameh Bourghani Farahani
Marzieh Eshghi
Sahar Ilat
Sadighe Jafari Kalokan
Saeideh Jafarkoochi
Ghazal Khalaj
Zahra Masoumabadi
Malihe Miri
Tahereh Tirgar
Mozhgan Zare
Farideh Zarif Doost
Kabaddi Women’s Team
 Silver Narjes Emamgholinejad Shooting Women’s 10 m air rifle
 Silver Najmeh Khedmati
Narjes Emamgholinejad
Elaheh Ahmadi
Shooting Women’s 10 m air rifle team
 Silver Fatehem Rouhani Taekwondo Women’s 73 kg
 Silver Akram Khodabandeh Taekwondo Women’s +73 kg
 Silver Elaheh Mansourian Wushu Women’s sanda 52 kg
 Bronze Arezou Hakimi Canoeing Women’s K-1 200 m
 Bronze Sonia Gomari Canoeing Women’s slalom C-1
 Bronze Fatemeh Chalaki Karate Women’s 61 kg
 Bronze Nasrin Doosti Karate Women’s 50 kg
 Bronze Soulmaz Abbasi Rowing Women’s Lightweight single sculls
 Bronze Nazanin Malae
Soulmaz Abbasi
Homeira Barzegar
Mahsa Javar
Rowing Women’s lightweight quadruple sculls
 Bronze Sousan Hajipour Taekwondo Women’s 53 kg

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_at_the_2014_Asian_Games

Must reads on Iranian women: http://theotheriran.com/tag/women/

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