Para shooters to attend German competitions

TEHRAN, Feb. 09 (MNA) – Five Iranian para shooters who have secured place in 2016 Paralympics will take part in International Shooting Competitions of Hanover in Germany.

As part of the training for Paralympic Shooting events at Rio 2016, the Iranian para athletes had some options on the table including 2016 IPC Shooting World Cup Bangkok, Thailand as well as 2016 IPC Shooting World Cup Szczecin, Poland while participation in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover (ISCH) 2016 has been put on the agenda.

Accordingly, the Iranian squad to be deployed to ISCH event consists of Sareh Javanmardi, Alieh Mahmoudi in women’s Air Rifle and 50m Rifle, Samira Eram in Women’s Air Rifle, Masoumeh Khodabakhshi in Pistol as well as Mahdi Zamani in Men’s Air Rifle.

The International Shooting Competition of Hannover 2016 will be held in Germany on May 7-15 2016 in Junior and Senior sections while Iranian athletes will only meet rivals in the senior age group.

Hossein Amiri will lead the Iranian para shooters in the Germany’s tournament.

 

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