Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023 10:56
Iranian delegation left Tehran early Tuesday to participate in the Dubai 2023 World Para Athletics Grand Prix.
Iran’s para athletics delegation leaves for Dubai 2023 World Para Athletics Grand Prix


Iran’s delegation comprising 22 athletes, 7 coaches and 5 staff left Tehran early Tuesday (21 Feb.) to participate in the 2023 World Para Athletics Grand Prix, 14th Fazza International Para Athletics.

The prestigious event will be held in Dubai, the UAE from 22nd February – 3rd March 2023.


IR Iran representatives at the event

Amir Khosravani, Hajar Safarzadeh, Khadijeh Abdi, Hasan Bajoulvand, Saman Pakbaz and Fatemeh Amirzadegani are the six Iranian representatives with blind and visually impairment in the events who will be led by coaches Aliasghar Hadizadeh, Zahra Alizadeh and Mashalah Taheri.


The other Iranian squad attended in the competitions with sixteen para athletes. The team will be led by coaches Bahman Rezaei, Fatemeh Barmshoori, Zahra Karamzadeh and Ghader Hardani.

Squad members’ list:

Hamed Amiri, Hashemiyeh Motaghian, Atena Mohammadiha, Hanan Kaab Omeir, Erfan Bondori Deraznoei, Parastoo Habibi, Vajiheh Houshmand, Zeinab Moradi Rashno, Ebrahim Yabalouei, Akbar Ahmadi Dehno, Rashid Masjedi, Seyed Mojtaba Ahmadi, Ali Ashtari, Mohammadreza Ahmadi, Alireza Mahmoudi and Yasin Khosravi.


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The 4-day Competition at the Dubai Club for the People of Determination

According to the general preliminary competition schedule, athletes’ classification, pre-event trainings and technical meeting will be held from 23 to 25, 2023. The 4-day competition will kick off on Sunday, 26 February. Venue of the 2019 Para Athletics World Championships, the Dubai Club for the People of Determination will be home to the second Grand Prix of the 2023 calendar.

 The year of 2023 will mark the 10th anniversary of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix. The season will see events taking place in six cities across four continents from February to May.


Source: NPC Iran
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