PyeongChang 2018: Iran names team

February 25, 2018

Iran National Paralympic Committee has announced the team for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

The country will be represented by five athletes in the prestigious event.

Elaheh Gholi-Fallah and Abolfazl Khatibi are Nordic skiers and Sedigheh Rouzbeh, Hossein Soleghani and Pouria Khalil Tash will represent Iran in snowboard.

The Iranian team will be headed by former para skier Sadegh Kalhor and Isa Saveh Shemshaki is Team Iran’s Chef de Mission.

The Paralympics will take place from March 9 to 18 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

A total of 650 athletes from 45 countries are expected to partake in the event.

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