|Donyamali elected president of Iran Canoe Federation||
TEHRAN - Ahmad Donyamali has been elected as president of Iran Canoe, Rowing & Sailing Federation for four years on Wednesday.
In the elections, which were held at the National Olympic Academy of Iran, Donyamali won 23 of the 36 votes. Aliakbar Hassanpour and Naser Talebi obtained seven and six votes respectively.
Donyamali has worked two terms as president of Iran Canoe, Rowing & Sailing Federation.
“I’ve spent nine years in Iran’s canoeing. We have a very difficult task ahead of us,” Donyamali told IRNA news agency.
“With less than six months left to the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, our athletes have to work hard to show a good performance in the prestigious games,” he added.
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