National athletes with a vision impairment are to join the 19th round of VI Athletics camp.
Tehran- National Para Athletics has announced a total of 17 athletes with a
vision impairment for the new round of training camps in Tehran.
According to Iran Sports Federation
for the Athletes with Vision Impairments, athletics VI preparatory camp is set
to begin on Tuesday, 8 August.
Head coach Aliasghar Hadizadeh will
conduct the entire training program, which will be assisted by the national
coaches, including Hormoz Rad Sadeghinia, Hamid Farzinbagha, Zahra Alizadeh, Amir
Mohammad Solhmirzaei, Mohsen Pakbaz, Omid Mohammad Mohammadi, Mostafa Bahrami,
Mashalah Taheri Hamideh Javan, Zohreh Farjam, Hamid Ebrahimnejad, Darioush
Namavar, Ali Mohebi and Mahdi Rahimi.
The camp will open to all female and
male seniors at Shahid Harandi Cultural-Sport Complex for the Blind. It will include every day on-court
sessions and strength and conditioning trainings until 17 August.
IRISFVI with Iran
NPC's partnership has been staged the Athletics VI training camps to provide athletes’ preparation for upcoming events, including
Hangzhou Asian Para Games.
Athletes shortlisted for attending camp:
Hajar Safarzadeh, Amir Khosravani, Sajad Nikparast, Ali
Shamshiri, Khadijeh Abdi, Zahra Sadat Pouresmaeil, Omid Zarif, Mahdi Moradi
Kouchi, Mahdi Olad, Fatemeh Amirzadegani, Saman Pakbaz, Ali Pirouj, Nourmohammad
Arekhi, Amir Hossein Alipour, Hasan Bajoulvand, Mehrdad Moradi and Vahid Ali Najimi.
Iran’s para-athletics squad won 8 gold, 6 silver and 10
bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Para Games.