Asian Para Games: Iran’s flag hoisted in Jakarta

October 4, 2018 - 11:34

TEHRAN – The national flag of Iran was hoisted at the athletes' village for the 3rd Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday.

Iran’s chef de mission Hadi Rezaei attended the ceremony.

Iranian sportspersons participate at the Games under the motto of “We Can Do It With Trust And Effort”.

The delegation will partake in the competition under the name of “Self-belief and Hope”.

Iran will be represented by 209 athletes in the Asian Para Games, with 136 men and 73 women competing in 13 disciplines.

Team Iran finished in fourth place in the past two editions in Guangzhou (2010) and Incheon (2014).

The 2018 Asian Para Games will be held from October 6th to 13th at the Bung Karno Sports Complex in the capital city of Jakarta.

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