Iran NOC President hails para-athletes achievements at Incheon 2014

Iranian team finished fourth at the Asian Para Games winning 120 medals 03 Nov 2014
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The Iran NOC President hails para-athletes achievements at Incheon 2014

By NPC Iran

During a visit to the Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled, Qmars Hashemi, the President of the Iran National Olympic Committee (NOC), congratulated Iranian para-athletes on their recent medal winning performances at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games.

Hashemi met with the team responsible for preparing the Iranian athletes for Incheon 2014 and praised the good planning of the Iranian National Paralympic Committee. In Incheon, the Iranian team finished in fourth place in the medals table after winning 37 gold, 52 silver and 31 bronze medals to surpass what the team achieved at Guangzhou 2010.

The Iranian NOC President also emphasised his organisation’s commitment and continued support for the NPC and their plans for future events, especially Rio 2016. He also added he will do his bests to help with the fulfilment of NPC programmes.

Also attending the visit was Messer Shahnazi, Iran NOC Secretary General, Amir Mandegarfard Iran NPC Secretary General, Mahmoud Khosravivafa the President of Iran NPC and a number of other officials who provided a detailed report about the preparation process and the results achieved by Iranian athletes at Incheon 2014.