TEHRAN - Members of Iran’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Women’s Commission were convened on Wednesday at the NPC headquarters to discuss the 2020 Paralympic Games’ success and the opportunities ahead of them.
During this meeting, which was attended by the Tokyo gold medalists Zahra Nemati and Hashemieh Motaghiyan along with retired athletes Masoumeh Karegar Zoghi, Behnaz Kazemi, Mansoureh Asvadi and Sarah Azizi, NPC vice president and the head of the Commission Sima Limoochi delivered a short report on the performance of Iran’s female Paralympians at the Tokyo 2020.
The members, also, discussed the role that female Paralympians played in the successful performance of the leading NPCs at the Games. To this end, experts in the relative field will be introduced by IR Sports Federation for the Disabled, Visually Impaired and other stakeholders in order to plan more development in female participation at the upcoming events including Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games and Paris 2024 Paralympics. Besides, actions to identify more sports with podium potentials will also be taken to make more opportunities for the young athletes.
Iran’s female Paralympic medalists at the Tokyo 2020 were praised at the end of the meeting by the members of NPC Women’s Commission for their successful performance.