Iranian cyclist Mohammad Ganjkhanlou has put in a convincing performance at the 37th edition of Asian Cycling Championships in Bahrain, and claimed the third spot in the continental event.
On Wednesday, the young Iranian sportsman assessed his chances in the men’s under-23 road race event at Bahrain International Circuit in the Bahraini capital city of Manama, and managed to scoop up a bronze medal.
The achievement came only a day after Iran’s Amir Hossein Jamshidiyan competed against rivals in the men’s road bicycle racing event, and picked up the bronze medal, having ridden 89.6 kilometers in two hours and 10.45 minutes.
Igor Zhang, a representative from Kazakhstan, struck silver with the same total time
Kazakh contender Daniel Fomin also vied for a medal in the men’s road race competitions, and clocked 2:10.31 to claim the top slot and receive the yellow metal.
The 37th edition of Asian Cycling Championships started in Bahrain on February 24, and will conclude on March 3, 2017.
Dozens of cyclists from various Asian countries, including Bahrain, Iran and Kazakhstan, have taken part in the continental event.