Iran rowers bag 5 medals in Asian champs
In men’s double scull category, Kimia Zarei and Forough Aghabala Zade snatched silver medals.
Japanese rival ranked third in this field.
In single scull category, Hanieh Bidad competed with the third place after Thailand, China, South Korea, Japan and Taipei.
Iranian squad received two gold, two silver and one bronze medal.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times. It involves propelling a boat on water using oars.a