Kordestani to carry Iran’s flag at Rio Paralympics

May 18, 2016 - 19:31

Eshrat Kordestani, member of women’s sitting volleyball team, will carry Iran’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of Rio 2016.

The Iranian women’s sitting volleyball team qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games for the very first time, after reaching the final at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games. 

Iran has been pitted against powerhouse China, USA and Rwanda in Pool B.  

Javelin thrower Abdolreza Jokar was Iran’s flagbearer at the London 2012 Paralympics.

Rio 2016 Paralympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from September 7 to 18.


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