Asian Road Championships 2018- Day 5
Sohrabi and Road Race Bronze
Mehdi Sohrabi, Iranian rider who has won two Gold medals in Road Race (2006 and 2010) and a silver (2012) in the history of the Asian Road Championships, finished third in Men Elite Individual Road Race this year and won Iran's 4th medal in the Asian Road Championships 2018 in Myanmar.
Mehdi passed the finish line after 176 km of ride in 3rd place while they were 3 riders to pass with very short distances:
The ranking of the riders after the race:
Gold- MIRZA AL-HAMMADI Yousif (UAE) - Time: 3:50:32
Silver- BEPPU Fumiyuki (JPN) - Gap: +0
Bronze- SOHRABI Mehdi (IRI)- Gap: +0
Other Iranian riders in this race:
12th- MOAZEMI GODARZI Arvin
14th- ARIYAN Behnam
18th- POURSEYEDIGOLAKHOUR Mirsamad
This is while, 53 riders started the race and 50 of them passed the finish line.
Women Elite Individual Road Race was also held in which 2 Iranian riders took part and they were places as follows:
13th- YAZDANI Somayeh
20th- DEHGHAN Mandana
This is while a rider from Vietnam won the Gold and two riders from Chinese Taipei won other two medals.