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‘Persian Gulf’ Team for Asian Youth Para Games

‘Persian Gulf’ Team for Asian Youth Para Games‘Persian Gulf’ Team for Asian Youth Para Games

Iran’s delegation has been named ‘Persian Gulf’ at the third edition of the Asian Youth Para Games slated for December 10-14 in Dubai.

Boccia player Zahra Valazadeh will carry Iran’s flag during the opening ceremony at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium. Iran will send 35 sportswomen and 95 sportsmen to the competition, Paralympic.ir wrote.

The Asian Youth Para Games is a multi-sport event held every four years after every Asian Games for youth athletes with physical disabilities. The first edition of the games was held in 2009 in Tokyo.

Iran finished in second place in the event’s second edition which was held in Kuala Lumpur  in 2013.

 

 

 

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