IR Iran Sports
Federation for the Blind and Visually impaired starts the eleventh para swimming camp for Hangzhou from April 5th to 14th in Tehran.
With less than six months to go to the Hangzhou Asian Para Games, the National
Federation for the Blind along with NPC Iran have been organized eleven preparation
camps for para swimmers with vision impairments.
The IRISFB called
up Hamed Asgharian, Mohamad Hosein Karimi and Abolfazl Ghasemi as the athletes
at the 11th round of national trainings. The para swimmers are training
with head coach Hamid Sharifian and coach Mohamad Esmaeil Farahbakhsh until 14
April at Tehran’s Shahid Harandi Sport Complex.
The 4th edition
of the Asian Para Games will be hosted in Hangzhou, China from October 22-28,
2023 featuring 22 sports, which were split into many events, including Para
Taekwondo, Para Canoe and Go which were included for the first time in the
games' programme and Blind Football and Rowing which were not featured at the
2018 edition will return.