Para swimmer Shahin Izadyar honored by Persepolis

October 19, 2018 - 15:51

TEHRAN – Iranian para swimmer Shahin Izadyar was honored by Persepolis football club in the team’s training in Tehran on Friday.

Izadyar was given a Persepolis shirt with his name and the number 6, in reference to his six gold medals won by him in the 2018 Asian Para Games.

Izadyar made history in Indonesia by winning six gold medals in Para swimming events.

Izadyar, known as Persian version of Michael Phelps, has been invited to attend Persepolis match against Qatar’s Al Sadd in the second leg of the AFC Champions League semi-finals, scheduled for Tuesday.

Izadyar helped Iran finish historic third place at the Asian Para Games.

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