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Team Iran at the Fourth Asian Para Games: National Para Canoe
news| paralympic| The First Debut for Iranian Para Canoe Team at Hangzhou APG


Iran NPC, Tehran: A total of six Para athletes will head into Hangzhou for representing Team Iran as its debutants Para Canoeists at the Fourth Asian Para Games.

Iran Para Canoeists are to race at their first ever Asian Para Games in Hangzhou’s Fuyang Water Sports Center between October 23 to 24, 2023.

The official roster for Hangzhou APG reads as follows:

Women’s division

Shahla Behrouzirad, Roya Soltani, Sarah Abdolmaleki

Men’s division

Masood Gheisari, Saeid Hosseinpour, Eslam Jahedi

Technical Staff

The team will be under the lead of Brazilian Head Coach Pedro Sena, assisted by National Coaches Mohsen Milad and Saba Rahmati.

The President of I.R. Iran Canoeing-Rowing & Sailing Federation (ICRSF) Alireza Sohrabian will also accompany the Para athletes and technical staff as the Team Manager.

The Fourth Asian Para Games will take place in Hangzhou, China, between October 22 to 28, 2023.

The Games will feature 22 sports which are split into many events, including Para Canoe and Para Taekwondo which are added to the APG programme in Hangzhou, for the first time.


Source: Iran NPC
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