Iran team parade in Asian Para Games opening ceremony

October 6, 2018 - 18:16

TEHRAN – Iran’s contingent marched at the at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games on Saturday.

The contingent was led out by Paralympic champion Sareh Javanmardi at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Main Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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

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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