Alireza Sohrabian elected Iran Rowing Federation president

February 26, 2019

TEHRAN – Alireza Sohrabian has been elected as new president of Iran’s Rowing Federation on Tuesday.

The former Iranian rower replaced Gholamreza Amini who left his post due to a law barring the employment of retirees in government, state or public institutions which use state funds or facilities.

Sohrabian has been elected for a four-year term till 2023 by receiving 21 votes out of 38 votes in the presidential elections held at the Iran’s Academy Olympic on Tuesday.

“I would like to thank all people who have trust in me. I will do my best to help the sport across the country,” Sohrabian said after the elections.

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