Khosravivafa re-elected as President of NPC Iran

December 15, 2018 - 14:59

TEHRAN – Mahmoud Khosravivafa will serve a further four-year term as President of Iran’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) following the elections which was held on Saturday.

In the election held at the Iran's Academy Olympic in Tehran, Khosravivafa secured 46 votes out of 50 votes and remained for four years more in his position.

He has been president of NPC Iran from 2001 and will serve as head of the committee until 2021.

“We want to sit among the top 10 countries in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. We finished in third place in the 2018 Asian Para Games and we will do our best to come second in the next edition,” Khosravivafa said after the election.

“NPC Iran has improved a lot over the past two decades. We want to continue keep going,” he added.

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