Sep 12, 2017 12:15

TEHRAN – Secretary General of Iran’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Masoud Ashrafi met ambassador of Mexico to Tehran Jose Alfonso Zegbe Camarena on Tuesday.

The meeting was held ahead of the World Para Powerlifting Championships which will be held in Mexico City from 30 September to 6 October.

Over 360 powerlifters from 65 countries will gather in the Juan de la Barrera Olympic Gymnasium.

Zegbe Camarena talked about importance of Paralympic sports for his country and said the Mexican Paralympians overtook their Olympians in term of winning medals in the Games.

Jose Alfonso Zegbe Camarena also said he looks forward to seeing a great performance of the Iranian representatives in the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City.

At the end of the meeting, Masoud Ashrafi presented the ambassador a gift on behalf of Iran’s National Paralympic Committee.

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